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
In The Length and Breadth of Maine, Stanley B. Attwood lists fourteen “drainage districts” for the state
“The Countrey of Mawooshen” behind the Maine coast . . .
…even before the Wabanaki peoples were pulled or pushed . . .
…Native Americans were totally vulnerable….
…the ultimate insult…added to the injuries….
Before the masts could hold the sails, the oxen had to haul the trees—and no easy task it was to do so.
…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.