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In 1604, while Frenchmen landed on Saint Croix Island, they have been faraway from the 1st humans to stroll alongside its shorelines. For millions of years, Etchemins�whose descendants have been contributors of the Wabanaki Confederacy�had lived, enjoyed and worked in Down East Maine. certain including neighboring humans, all of whom relied seriously on canoes for transportation, alternate and survival, each one workforce nonetheless maintained its personal specified cultures and customs.
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Grandview (Images of America) by Ruth A. Dirk