Here First

Jody Bachelder, author of Here First: Samoset and the Wawenock at Pemaquid, Maine talked about her research for the book at the Liberty Library on November 10, 2022. A recording of the program can be watched at

Resources mentioned in the video:

Jody’s website

Mark Charles Ted Talk

Maine’s First Ship

Film: Bounty, Upstander Project,

If You Lived During the Plimoth Thanksgiving by Chris Newell ; illustrated by Winona Nelson.

The First Blade of Sweetgrass : a Native American Story by Suzanne Greenlaw and Gabriel Frey ; illustrations by Nancy Baker.