At the first thunder shower in the spring; old Indians would go outside and build a fire; and cut up tobacco and throw it in (the fire) saying “our grandfather wants a smoke.”
Wečkawihle petαko mile wətαmawe kəmohsomsena here comes the Thunder, give tobacco to your grandfather.
April 7, 1604
French cartographer Samuel de Champlain leaves from France with a French nobleman, Pierre Du Gua De Monts, for Maine. They entered the Bay of Fundy by May, and later Champlain would meet Penobscot Chief Bashabez at the mouth of the Kenduskeag Stream on the Penobscot River.