Embark on a Journey of Learning and Engagement with Vermont Abenaki Artists Association’s program hub. VAAA’s calendar is filled with in-person, virtual, and recorded opportunities to enrich American Abenaki artists, authors, and scholars. Some of these programs include our annual Speaker Series, Abenaki Heritage Weekend held in June, hands-on art programs, and artist talks. Dive into a world of opportunities that await – choose your path below and unlock the doors to transformative experiences:
1. Teacher Training: Elevate your teaching with insights into Abenaki culture and heritage. Our training empowers educators to infuse authenticity into their curricula, fostering a deeper understanding among students.
2. Abenaki Storytelling Project: Immerse yourself in the captivating narratives that have been passed down through generations. Our storytelling initiative preserves and shares the essence of Abenaki traditions, creating a tapestry of oral history.
3. Annual Speaker Series: Did you miss one of the talks? If you did, here’s your chance to watch it at your leisure on our YouTube channel.
4. Waolowzi Health and Wellness: Join us in promoting health equity through the Waolowzi initiative. Discover a holistic approach to well-being that embraces cultural values and empowers communities.
5. Digital Capacity Skills: Access a treasure trove of knowledge at your convenience. Explore recordings from our Digital Capacity Skills program, focusing on mastering Zoom and Google Workspace tools.
Each program offers a unique perspective, a chance to learn, and an opportunity to connect. Your choice shapes your journey, and as you explore, you become a part of the dynamic tapestry of growth and understanding. Welcome to the gateway of upcoming experiences that await your participation.
The four state-recognized tribes of Vermont are very active. It is important to note that, though the tribes are recognized in Vermont, our land was not divided by borders. We, the Abenaki, call our homeland N
Thursday, April 28, 2022
April 19 th, 2018, 7:00 pm – Wearing Our Heritage – Contemporary Abenaki artists and tribal members talk about the meaning of garments, accessories and regalia in their own lives and in the expression of community and tribal identity. This program was created by the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association in partnership with Lake Champlain Maritime Museum and Flynn Center for the Arts, supported in part by a grant from the Vermont Humanities Council. Charlotte Library, Shelburne, VT. Admission is free.
May 7, 2018 – Abenaki Woman