Two-Eyed Seeing Speaker Series Zoom Event
ABENAKI SUGARING TRADITIONS AND STORYTELLING
Ever wonder where Maple Syrup came from? Gather around the fire circle to learn how the Abenaki gathered and used Maple Syrup historically and also learn how this wonderful gift from nature was given to the first people of Vermont.
No registration necessary for this event. Walk-ins welcome!
Curator Vera Longtoe Sheehan will present Nebizun: Water is Life, an exhibit which explores the Abenaki relationship to water. The exhibit is presented in partnership with the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association and the Abenaki Arts & Education Center. Light refreshments will be served in the Grandma Moses Schoolhouse, adjacent to the exhibit. Included with admission.
Join us at Stone Valley Arts as we celebrate the work of 8 American Abenaki Artists. These Artists have woven together their heritage into traditional and contemporary American Abenaki Fine Art, available for viewing, interaction, and for purchase. The Artists Reception is a special opportunity to meet some of the artists behind this diverse body of work and connect with local native community.
Understanding Place: Wabanaki Textiles and Fiber Art provides the audience the opportunity to examine samples of twined weaving and learn how it connects to the land and Abenaki history. The lecture will cover Vera’s family oral tradition as well as her research into Wabanaki archeology and first-hand studies of surviving ‘material culture’. Additionally, participants can make a hands-on connection to Abenaki culture by making a small textile sample, similar to what has been found at archeological sites of the northeast.
Join us at Stone Valley Arts as we celebrate the work of 8 American Abenaki Artists. These Artists have woven together their heritage into traditional and contemporary American Abenaki Fine Art, available for viewing, interaction, and for purchase.
The Artists Reception is a special opportunity to meet some of the artists behind this diverse body of work and connect with local native community.
Stone Valley Arts announces watercolor workshops Painting Inspired by Nature by Abenaki artist and Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historic Park artist-in-residence, Amy Hook-Therrien on Saturday, July 29th. The activities are part of the Celebrating Abenaki Art, Heritage, and Culture project at SVA. The day will feature two workshops: 10am for grades 7 -12 for a forty-five-minute session ... Read more
Acclaimed Abenaki storyteller and musician Joseph Bruchac will present three events in the Lakes Region on Saturday, July 29. The events are part of Celebrating Abenaki Art, Heritage, and Culture at Stone Valley Arts in Poultney, where an art show of eight Abenaki artists is on display through Sunday, July 30th until the close of ... Read more
Registration Required: https://forms.gle/cWmqQy3eJtHax4wY9 Join Abenaki Arts & Education Center educators for a full-day workshop on August 4, 2023, in Warner, NH. 10 am to 4 pm. Interactive, media-rich content will be used to expose/introduce teachers to 12,000 years of Abenaki history with 21st-century civic engagement. Participants will pursue a deeper understanding of the region’s diversity ... Read more
4th Vermont Community Leadership Summit Strengthening Skills, Capacity, and Opportunity for the Future. We are excited to welcome local leaders to this year’s Vermont Community Leadership Summit. Participants here today include youth, municipal leaders, community organizers and volunteers, people with lived experience with critical challenges facing our communities, experts and technical assistance providers, regional, state, & national leaders, and others working to improve the economies and quality of life of their communities.
Save the date and join us on Monday, September 11 for an afternoon at the Vanderhoop Homestead with Aquinnah Wampanoag artist Julia Marden as she shares with us her story behind making a full-length closed twined turkey feather mantle - the first of its kind to be made by a Wampanoag artist in centuries.