Mohican summer encampment near the Hudson River, circa 1600
The Mohican people were great farmers and fisherman. This painting depicts the site of a summer encampment occupied by a small number of Indians whose purpose it was to grow and harvest a crop of corn, beans and squash. They also caught and prepared fish for their winter food supply. The painting was created using data froom an archeological dig done on this site. It depicts a small Mohican summer encampment circa 1600, on the banks of the Papscanee Creek. The excavation uncovered the location of the wigwam, an oval hut, and fire pits. It is a remarkable fact that after 400 years corn is still grown on this land along the Papscanee Creek, an inlet of the Hudson River about 4 miles south of Albany.
Image size approximate
Type: Giclée Edition ~ Signed and Numbered Prints
Image size: 10 x 20 inches