Peskotom = Pollock
Growing Traditional Foods
Food from the Land
In addition to wild food gathering the Passamaquoddy have a rich cultural history of grownig traditional foods such as beans, corn & squash known as the seven sisters. The tribal Food Sovereignty Program has provided assistance to tribal members to grow these culturally important organic foods and other crops. If you are interested in growing traditional foods or becoming a gardener cntact tribal government.
In addition to cultivating and growing traditional food in the garden the Passamaquoddy depend upon the ocean and rivers to provide fish and other foods and medicines necessary for our physical and cultural sustenance. The tribe is currently engaged with many like-minded partners to restore the indigenous sea-run and saltwater fish in the rivers and ocean. Click here to learn more about this important restoration work.