Remember Me: Tomah Joseph’s Gift to Franklin Roosevelt
by Donald Soctomah and Jean Flahive. 32 pgs. Softcover.
This book illustrates the story of Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s childhood friendship with the Passamaquoddy elder, Tomah Joseph. When Roosevelt spent time in the summer in Maine, he learned about Native American culture from Tomah Joseph.
Tomah Joseph created beautiful Birchbark items on which he etched designs. One of these was a canoe that he gifted to Roosevelt. Read this book to learn more about their friendship and experiences together.
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