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Tim Sheehan

Tim Sheehan a former teacher from Pembroke, ME, cofounded Gulf of Maine, Inc., a shellfish wholesaler. He talks about the innovative techniques he and his wife have used to recruit diggers and grow the company, the importance of monetary assistance for removing barriers to work, the plight faced by Native American diggers Downeast, and the barriers that new families face when trying to enter into a fishery.





Griffin Pollock

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Natalie Springuel

Suggested citation: Sheehan, Tim Oral History Interview, March 2, 2019, by Galen Koch and Griffin Pollock, Page #, Maine Sound & Story. Online: Insert URL (Last Accessed: Insert Date).


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