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Abenaki Persistence Along the Contocook River
April 13, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmFree
On Thursday, April 13, New Hampshire state Rep. Sherry Gould will present “Abenaki Persistence Along the Contocook River,” sponsored by the Jaffrey Historical Society and The Park Theatre as part of the society’s “Let’s Talk History” series on Jaffrey history.
Gould is a tribal citizen of the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation, member of the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association, and co-founder of the Abenaki Trails Project. She will talk about the people of the Abenaki Nation, past and present, focusing on their social and cultural experience, and describe current efforts to unearth and memorialize Abenaki history through the Trails Project.
Attendees are invited to share their local personal stories related to Native Americans. The program will be held at The Park Theatre, 19 Main St., and starts at 7 p.m. The Discovering Native American History series is free and open to all.