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Indian Sugar Camp
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Title: Indian Sugar Camp
Identifier: MC0700
Image Type: Slide
Subject: Indians of North America

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Description: The picture, by Captain Seth Eastman, is from "Indian Tribes of the United States", by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. In the spring, during the final muskrat hunt, the Ojibwa women usually left the men for the maple groves where they would make sugar. The illustration and descriptive text are from "The Mississauga of New Credit", by Donald B. Smith with the assistance of Bryan LaForme, Volume 22 of "Canada's Visual History", from the National Museum of Man, National Museums of Canada and the National Film Board of Canada. Description as of February 2014.
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