Studying the relationships of this lake and river with their human communities through time
Time and water flow, and we all live downstream of the consequences
The Sebago Presumpscot region is within Mawooshen, which is within Wabanakia
WABANAKIA[K] = DAWNLAND = large coastal and inland area from GASPE Peninsula in southeastern-most Quebec and CAPE BRETON Island in northeast Nova Scotia in Canada, to CAPE ANN in Gloucester Massachusetts, including —
MAWOOSHEN = “Walk-Together” = MAINE coastal and inland area between ELLSWORTH and BIDDEFORD mouths of UNION and SACO Rivers. = the personal-alliance territory of super-chief BASHABA aka BESSABES, who died c.1615. It included —
SEBAGO LAKE ( Maine’s second largest) and PRESUMPSCOT RIVER form the large western Maine drainage basin flowing into the western end of CASCO BAY, at FALMOUTH / PORTLAND aka CASCOAK.
SPAP Reports for Considerations of Lakes Region Matters
THE VIEW FROM THE COAST, Part One: MAWOOSHEN’S RIVERS
SPAP Report No I-1
In The Length and Breadth of Maine, Stanley B. Attwood lists fourteen “drainage districts” for the state
THE VIEW FROM THE COAST, Part Two: MAPPING MAWOOSHEN
SPAP Report No I-2
“The Countrey of Mawooshen” behind the Maine coast . . .
HINTS OF THE HINTERLAND & THE TRIPLE-WHAMMY, Part One: NATIVE TRADE WARS
SPAP Report No I-3
…even before the Wabanaki peoples were pulled or pushed . . .
HINTS OF THE HINTERLAND & THE TRIPLE-WHAMMY, Part Two: EUROPEAN-DISEASE EPIDEMICS
SPAP Report No I-4
…Native Americans were totally vulnerable….
HINTS OF THE HINTERLAND & THE TRIPLE-WHAMMY, Part Three: EUROPEAN USURPATION
SPAP Report No I-5
…the ultimate insult…added to the injuries….
SUMMER’S COME – DRESS ACCORDINGLY
SPAP Report No. MSM-F.2
Jantzen’s Diving Girl logo shown left courtesy of Jantzen Inc. This is their first Diving Girl created in 1920.
DOWN BY THE OLD MILL STREAM
SPAP Report No. W-1
In 1869, the results of a state-wide survey ordered by Maine’s Governor Joshua Chamberlain (of epic Civil War fame) were published at Augusta . . .
PROPER NAMES: NOT SOKOKI(S); NOT ROCKAMEECOOK(S)
SPAP REPORT NO. I-6
This is about accuracy of group-identifications, not about political correctness.
Some Native Americans might scoff at any Euramerican attempts to identify them . . .
Ox On: FROM TREES TO MASTS, by Land & Water
SPAP Report No. W-2
Before the masts could hold the sails, the oxen had to haul the trees—and no easy task it was to do so.
PANTHER POND PREHISTORY
SPAP Report No.MSM-F.3
…mostly dated well before Pharaoh Cheops’ Great Pyramid of Egypt…
The only Historic Period item in the Mira L Dolley Collection, given to MSM in 1981.
GETTING THE POINT & PASSING IT ON – A PAEAN TO PANTHER POND
SPAP Report No.W-3
Dreams? No – some of the reality of Camp!