More Than a Pile of Shells: A new understanding of Maine's shell middens
Article about new thoughts and theories about the meaning and purpose of the Damariscotta Shell Middens. Archaeologists and historians have a variety of theories about the reason Maine's Wabanaki people left large piles of their shells in collections forming monuments along the Maine coast.
Oyster Beds, Shell Middens, Clam Shells, Native Americans, Wabanaki, Archaeology, Garbage, Damariscotta River Middens, Alice Kelly, Jim Roscoe, Symbolic Structures, Seasonal Settlements, Landmarks, Protection, Bonnie Newsom, Penobscot Nation, Communal Living, Monuments, Indigenous Peoples, Newcastle
Schmitt, Catherine and Schmitt, Catherine Photographer, "More Than a Pile of Shells: A new understanding of Maine's shell middens" (2018). Maine News Index - Island Journal. 590.