Wilbur is documenting every Native American tribe in the US with photographs

Robert and Fannie Mitchell. Tribal affiliation: Dine Photograph: Matika Wilbur Read the full report on the Guardian Newspaper HERE. One woman’s mission to photograph every Native American tribe in the US Matika Wilbur has traveled more than 250,000 miles to ensure stereotyped images are replaced with accurate ones to change history’s collective psyche Three yearsContinue reading “Wilbur is documenting every Native American tribe in the US with photographs”

Conversations with Quetzalcoatl- short stories by Esther Pasztory with intriguing historical insights

Conversations with Quetzalcoatl From an article in Maine Insights. In this intriguing collection, Esther Pasztory, explores the interweaving of the intellect and the imagination with the daily life inside a traditional marriage and the gifts each has to give to the other. The readers’ many transitions between the two worlds, reflective of Ms. Pasztory’s ownContinue reading “Conversations with Quetzalcoatl- short stories by Esther Pasztory with intriguing historical insights”

Project Omaha Beach: The Life and Military Service of a Penobscot Indian Elder

Book by Charles Norman Shay In 2007 Charles Norman Shay went to Washington, DC, to receive the Legion of Honor medal from French President Nicolas Sarkozy. The medal has joined the others bestowed on him, including a Silver Star and four bronze battle stars from World War II and the Korean War, in his home on theContinue reading “Project Omaha Beach: The Life and Military Service of a Penobscot Indian Elder”

Princess Watahwaso’s teepe, an Indian Island landmark, preserved by D-Day Medal of honor recipient Charles Norman Shay

In Charles Shay’s book, Project Omaha Beach, he recounts his Maine Indian Heritage as well as war experiences. The following article and photos appeared in the BDN, By Robert F. Bukaty, May 23, 2014: You can’t help but notice the large red and white wooden teepee just after you cross the bridge over the PenobscotContinue reading “Princess Watahwaso’s teepe, an Indian Island landmark, preserved by D-Day Medal of honor recipient Charles Norman Shay”

Shay, a Pennobscot elder, writes about his experiences in WWII and Korea as a medic

My family and ancestors have lived, hunted and fished along Maine’s seacoast and in the valley of the Penobscot River since the Ice Age. Migrating between the coast and inland forests, they paddled bark canoes on rivers, across lakes and along salt-water bays, pausing to set up camp for a few weeks or months atContinue reading “Shay, a Pennobscot elder, writes about his experiences in WWII and Korea as a medic”

Major book publisher, Polar Bear & Company in Central Maine

Polar Bear & Company has been printing quality books and art since 1997 in Solon, Central Maine. Vision: We strive to enhance the quality of life through literature and art. Mission: To give well-intentioned, creative people avenues for their words, wisdom, wit and other talents so they can reach individuals to make stronger communities. DemocracyContinue reading “Major book publisher, Polar Bear & Company in Central Maine”

Maine books on the great outdoors

Above the Gravel Bar David Cook takes the reader on a birchbark canoe journey through the landscape in the context of Northeastern geological development and Indian prehistoric culture. On rivers, lakes, over carries, and through coastal routes, we follow the archaeological and historical record, informed by accounts of early explorers. First attempted in the earlyContinue reading “Maine books on the great outdoors”