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Iyoka Eli-Wihtamakw Kǝtahkinawal /
This Is How We Name Our Lands

4-color, 2-sided (Penobscot and English)
44" x 60"
with accompanying gazetteer

A four-year collaboration with James Francis, Carol Dana, and Gabe Paul, of Penobscot Cultural & Historic Preservation, to expand the map of their traditional place names.

You can purchase this map & gazetteer set directly from 

Penobscot Nation Museum.



M. Pearce. "What Shall We Map Next? Expressing Indigenous Geographies with Cartographic Language." In U. Dieckmann et al., eds., Mapping the Unmappable? Transcript Verlag, 2021. pdf


M. Pearce. 2014. "The Last Piece is You." Cartographic Journal 51(2) (Special issue on Cartography and Narratives):107–22.  ​

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