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Penobscot Tribe

Penobscot Authors

Danl Lane

Online resources about the Penobscot Tribe

Visit with Henry Mitchell: Canoe Maker
Author: As Related by Robert F. Grady (Library of Congress Living Lore Manuscript Collection)
Type: tribal
Description: This life history was written by the staff of the Folklore Project of the Federal Writers' Project for the U.S. WPA in Maine, 1938-39. (Pseudonyms were often substituted for individuals and places named in the narrative texts.) The histories describe the informant's family, education, income, occupation, political views, religion, etc. It is an interesting window into a family's life during the Depression era. Henry Mitchell was a

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