Canoe Indians of down East Maine

ISBN-10: 1609496655
ISBN-13: 9781609496654
Edition: 2012
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Description: This book serves as an anthropological and anecdotal history of the Native Americans of Down East, Maine.

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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Publication date: 7/17/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

This book serves as an anthropological and anecdotal history of the Native Americans of Down East, Maine.

William A. Haviland is professor emeritus at the University of Vermont, where he founded the Department of Anthropology and taught for 32 years. He holds a PhD in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania. He has carried out original research in archaeology in Guatemala and Vermont; ethnography in Maine and Vermont; and physical anthropology in Guatemala. This work has been the basis of numerous publications in national and international books and journals, as well as in media intended for the general public. His books include The Original Vermonters, coauthored with Marjorie Power, and a technical monograph on ancient Maya settlement. He also served as consultant for the award-winning telecourse Faces of Culture, and he is co-editor of the series Tikal Reports, published by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Besides teaching and writing, Dr. Haviland has lectured to many professional and nonprofessional audiences in Canada, Mexico, Lesotho, South Africa, and Spain, as well as in the United States. He served as expert witness for the Missisquoi Abenaki of Vermont in an important court case over aboriginal fishing rights. Dr. Haviland was named University Scholar by the Graduate School of the University of Vermont in 1990; received a Certificate of Appreciation from the Sovereign Republic of the Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi, St. Francis/Sokoki Band in 1996; and was given a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Center for Research on Vermont in 2006. Now retired from teaching, he continues his research, writing, and lecturing from the coast of Maine. He serves as a trustee for the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor, focused on Maine's Native American history, culture, art, and archaeology. His most recent books are At the Place of the Lobsters and Crabs (2009) and Canoe Indians of Down East Maine (2012).

Acknowledgements
Introduction
The Archaeological Background
Life in Etchemin Country at the Dawn of Recorded History
Defending the Homeland
Survival and Renewal in an Alien World
Bibliography
Index
About the Author

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