Native Americans: Maine Tribes
These resources are about the Native peoples of present day Maine. Here you will find information about the Passamaquoddy, Penobscots, Micmac, Maliseet, Abenaki, and Wabenaki Indian tribes. Learn about their traditional arts and crafts, transportation, languages, and more. There are timelines, maps, and many pictures.
Native American Tribes of Maine
NOTE: Reading level is too advanced for younger students, but there is good background information for teachers.
Abbe Museum: Wabanaki Culture, Continuity, Courage & Change
Learn about the history of the four Wabanaki tribes. Includes pictures and links to timelines and other museum exhibits.
Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians
This page contains a brief history of the Houlton Band of Maliseet Indians and pictures of where they live today. Explore the site for more in depth information about their Tribal Government, language, crafts, and more.
Penobscot Nation Museum
Learn about Penobscot history and basketry on this website.
Maine Indian Tribes
This page lists the tribes found in Maine, along with linguistic information, subdivisions, and locations. NOTE: The reading level is too advanced for younger students, but there is useful background information for teachers.
Aroostook Band of Micmacs
Here is a brief history of the Aroostook Bank of Micmacs.
Oyate: Avoid The Sign of the Beaver
This is a critical evaluation of "The Sign of the Beaver" and the stereotypes it contains.
Wolastoqiyik: Portrait of A People
This online exhibit contains many historical images of the Wolastoqiyik, presently referred to as Maliseet, people.
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