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Fishing from a Dugout Canoe
Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: April 5, 2017
Caption: Fishing from a Dugout Canoe
Additional Description: In 1584-85, Englishman John White a member of the Roanoke Colony, drew a series of watercolors depicting the life of the North Carolina Algonquians, who shared a culture similar to that of their linguistic cousins of the Potomac River. The image above depicts Indians fishing from a dugout canoe, including a fish weir for trapping fish (shown in the background).
Close-up of image on marker

Submitted: April 6, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p379290
File Size: 2.481 Megabytes

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