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Pamola: The guardian of Katahdin

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The great Pamola stands guard! Drawn by MECA grad Joshua Lightbourne,  

The Penobscot Indians believed that an evil spirit, called Pamola resided, during the summer season, on the top of Mount Katahdin— (the greatest of mountains.) They offered sacrifices to him to appease him, so that he should not curse them, or otherwise injure them. Although they hunted and fished in the woods and lakes around Mount Katahdin, yet they never attempted to go on the top of that mountain, in the assurance that they would never be able to return from that place, but be either killed or devoured by the evil spirit Pamola -  from Eugene Vetromile's 1866 collection The Abnakis and Their History.