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Life of John W. Johnson

Created July 1998

This is a wonderful first hand account of a boy raised by Indians in the early 1800s in New England. It is rich in the details of the lifestyle of traveling Wabanaki family bands. John Johnson was a basket maker, Indian Doctor, and Indian entertainer.

Ne-Do-Ba is now pleased to offer this important resource in pdf format for downloading and printing.

The Life of John W. Johnson

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Double Curve design by Hannah Susep

You should be aware that anything you encounter in [brackets] is not from the original document but has been added by us to assist you in using this document. Everything else is as it appears in the original document.

We are indebted to Louis Annance for bringing this important document to our attention and to Nancy Lecompte for scanning, correcting, and indexing it for web publication. We are especially indebted to Don and Bev Newell for sharing the news article from 1934 which contained pictures and additional information.

K'chi Wliwni (Great Thanks)