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Gathering to feature Maine Indian basket makers

November 24, 2018

ORONO, Maine (AP) — Maine Indian artists will gather to showcase basket making, storytelling and traditional music and dance.

The holiday gathering will take place Saturday, Dec. 8 at the University of Maine in Orono. The public is invited to attend.

The University of Maine Hudson Museum says the event marks the largest gathering of Maine Indian artists in New England. Members of the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Micmac, and Maliseet nation will demonstrate traditional Penobscot songs, brown ash pounding, basket making, drumming, singing and dancing.

The day’s events will also include a fashion show.

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