Wabanaki historical past and tradition are on full show on the Historical past Home in Skowhegan following the revealing Wednesday night of a wigwam on the museum garden.
The gathering marked the official opening of the wigwam constructed final summer time by Barry Dana and Skowhegan Space Excessive Faculty college students.
A wigwam, used historically by Native American tribes, is a hut with a domed roof made by fastening bark, hides or reed mats over a framework of poles.
Dana spoke with attendees in regards to the wigwam returning to its native shores, explaining the constructing course of.
It was the primary official occasion of the History House’s Wabanaki Voices program, which is predicted to incorporate reveals, youngsters’s packages and a audio system sequence, with native audio system discussing Wabanaki historical past and tradition.