Lake M A T T A M U S K E E T

Indians Fishing
Scan from the book, The New World
(From John White’s painting. Copyright owned by the British Museum. )

“They have likewise a notable way to catch fish in their rivers. For whereas they lack both iron and steel, they fasten unto their reeds or long roods, the hollow tail of certain fish like to a sea crab instead of a point, wherewith by night or day they strike fishes, and take them up into their boats. “ Thomas Harriot (English somewhat modernized)

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