Thursday, April 24, 2008

EVENT: Maine Petroglyphs talk

WHAT: Maine Historical Society invites you to... a screening of Song of the Drum: The Petroglyphs of Maine
WHEN: Thursday, May 1, 7:00 pm
WHO: Donald Soctomah, Historic Preservation Officer and Tribal Representative to the State Legislature, Passamaquoddy Tribe
WHERE: Maine Historical Society, 489 Congress Street, Portland

Historian Donald Soctomah will screen the documentary "Song of the Drum" and discuss efforts to research and preserve the distinctive Passamaquoddy petroglyphs of Machias Bay. These rock carvings, some of which are more than 3,000 years old, reflect powerful spiritual beliefs and the rich cultural heritage of Native Americans in Maine.

Soctomah will also share information about the collections and stories that are being gathered in the museum of Passamaquoddy history and culture in Princeton, Maine.

The above event is FREE and Open to the Public.

For more information call 207-774-1822 or email info[at]

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