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George Neptune Passamaquoddy George was born in 1988 and learned to make baskets from his Gram, Molly Neptune Parker at age 4. He grew up at Indian Township and attended school at Peter Dana Point until high school. He went to Gould Academy in Bethel and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2010. At age 7 he travelled with his Gram to Nashville, where he sold his first basket. As he grew up he participated in shows around the state and country, selling baskets from an early age on.
EARLY 20TH CENTURY HAND DECORATED BIRCHBARK BOX. I'm certain this is a Passamaquoddy Indian Box which has survived well over the years. Its floral leaf decoration on the body is only further embellished with multiple heart decoration on its cover. Size, 7.5 x 6.5 x 7 inches overall. Fine condition. $ 795.00
West Quoddy Head ME The Passamaquoddy are a Native American people who for centuries have lived along Maine’s St. Croix River and Passamaquoddy Bay. Their name means “pollock-spearer,” rightly reflecting their reliance on fishing. Similarly attracted by the area’s plentiful fish, Europeans established settlements in the area starting in 1604.