Where Ledges Spread Out: A Modern-day Legend of the Penobscot

Year 2002

Creator Elizabeth Scoville

Contributor Amanda Abel

Story type Writing

Town Indian Island

County Penobscot


The legend behind the Penobscot River goes that the river itself shaped the culture of Penobscot people, and provided for them. Elizabeth Scoville explores how the Penobscot people deal with the river being used for the needs of the industrial world, speaking to members of the tribe about their culture and community.

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