basketThis unit explores the rich tradition of Maine Indian basket-making and is divided into two sections: The Story of My Basket, which outlines the steps involved in making a basket, and The Economics of Basket-making, in which students learn why it takes more than one person to make a basket.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 8, 1524

 

Giovanni da Verrazano arrives in France after exploration of the coast of the Americas. He is credited with the first 'official documentation' of Native Americans in Maine.