Two-Eyed Seeing Speaker Series (2023)

The term “Two-Eyed seeing,” coined by Mi’kmaw Nation Elder Albert Marshall, describes the experience of seeing the strength of Indigenous knowledge with one eye and the strength of Western knowledge with the other. Series speakers will share perspectives on community relationships to regional waterways, including archaeology, ecology, advocacy, Western and Indigenous science, and more.

Two-Eyed Seeing Speaking Series presents “A Deep Presence & A More Inclusive History

NH Rep. Sherry Gould (Nulhegan Abenaki), a member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, and Dr. Robert Goodby of Monadnock Archaeological Consulting are long-time friends and collaborators. As charter members of the New Hampshire Commission on Native American Affairs, Sherry served as Chair and Bob was the representative appointed by the New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources.

Two-Eyed Seeing Speaker Series presentsKwanitekw (Connecticut River) : Sustainer of Life

In honor of World Water Day, the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association (VAAA) was pleased to present Kwanitekw (Connecticut River): The Sustainer of Life. On March 22 at 7 pm, a panel of Indigenous citizens and environmental scientists met to share multiple perspectives on living in relationship with the Connecticut River watershed.

The Two-Eyed Seeing speaker series was supported in part by the Vermont Humanities, Vermont Arts Council, and program partners Abenaki Arts and Education Center, Abenaki Trails Project, Institute for American Indian Studies, Connecticut River Conservancy, Monadnock Archeology Consultants, and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Fulcrum Press.

Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed do not necessarily represent those
of the presenters and do not reflect those of the partner organizations or supporters.

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