Fishing a herring weir at low tide, near Eastport, Maine From a photograph by T. W. Smillie. part of the atlas of illustrations accompanying Section V - History and Methods of the Fisheries - contains 255 plates that detail methods of the American fisheries in the late Nineteenth Century.
This illustration appears in the book Algonquin Legends of New England, or Myths and Folklore of the Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot Tribes, by Charles G. Leland (1884). Glooskap (Gluskap, Gluskabe) is a legendary figure in Wabanaki history, purported to have created the earth and taught the Wabanaki people the
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