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Traditional Passamaquoddy territory covers northeastern Maine and parts of New Brunswick, and many Passamaquoddy people continue to live throughout those territories. They presently have two reservations in Maine, one at Indian Township (Princeton), the other at Sipayik (Pleasant Point).


Passamaquoddy Tribe at Indian Township
Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point
Waponahki Museum
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Collection Items

"A Plea for Understanding" (1966) by Peter A. Mitchell
Peter Mitchell ( b. 1929) was a World War II veteran from Perry, Maine. He wrote frequently for the tribal newsletters, contributing pieces like this 1966 letter. Mitchell was murdered in 1978; as with several other homicides of Maine Native people…

"Penmanship exercise" (1828) by Lewis Sockbason
This penmanship exercise by 15-year-old Lewy Sockbason is tucked into an 1828 report from the Reverend Elijah Kellogg, a Protestant missionary who ran a school on the Pleasant Point reservation for six years.  Kellogg was much enamored of Lewy’s…

Vera Francis
Life and Career Vera J. Francis is a Passamaquoddy educator, environmental activist and performance artist rooted in Wabanaki traditional storytelling. She resides in Perry, Maine, on the Pleasant Point (Sipayik) Reservation. Francis writes and…

Sipayik Bulletin (2006)
A Passamaquoddy Nation Newsletter
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