Category Archives: Maine

Ne-Do-Ba – Gwilodwogan (Wabanaki People)

Did you get that?  Not a word huh.  Well, that’s because it’s not English.  Nancy LeCompte, the Research and Education Director for the Ne-Do-Ba contacted me and shared her wonderful blog.  the Ne-Do-Ba are Wabanaki people.  Wabanaki translates loosely as “Dawnland,” meaning … Continue reading

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Maine Indians and the Revolutionary War

I’m working my way through the DAR’s wonderful resource, Forgotten Patriots: African American and American Indian Patriot in the Revolutionary War.  These names of course are all going on the Native Names document.  The DAR has separated their research into … Continue reading

Posted in Canawango, Maine, Maliseet, Micmac, Mohawk, Passamoquoddy, Penobscot, St. John's Indians | 2 Comments

Indians in the Revolutionary War – Choosing Sides

Who fought in the Revolutionary War?  Which side did the Indians choose, and why? For many Indians, in particular, the Shawnee, Creeks and the very large and powerful Cherokee and Iroquois, the British seemed like a better bet.  The British … Continue reading

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