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Weltha Page Smith, interviewed by Brian Robinson


Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

This is an arbitrary collection of accessions created in June 2014 containing interviews that focus on hunting, trapping, poaching, and recreational fishing. There are 123 series in NAFOH that relate to the topic, but 18 belong solely to this collection.


  • 1959-2008

Conditions Governing Access

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From the Collection: 18 items

Language of Materials



2594 Weltha Page Smith, interviewed by Brian Robinson, July 31, 1999, Indian Island, Olamon, Old Town, and Milford, Maine. Smith tells of her life growing up on Olamon Island in the Penobscot River; foodways; hunting; trapping; and other aspects of local history and Penobscot Indian lifeways. RESTRICTED. Recording: mfc_na2594_c1803_01, mfc_na2594_c1803_02 95 minutes.


As of February 3, 2021, Fogler Library Special Collections will refrain from publicly posting all Wabanaki related materials in the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History collection until we have input from the Penobscot Nation, based on the Memorandum of Understanding Between the Penobscot Nation and the University of Maine System, University of Maine (Orono).

Repository Details

Part of the Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States