Vermont Maple Open House Weekend

Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Road, Shelburne, VT, United States

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!

Free

Nebizun: Water is Life – Art Exhibit at Bennington Museum

Bennington Museum 75 Main Street, Bennington, VT, United States

Nebizun: Water is Life draws its inspiration from Native American Grandmothers who have been doing water walks to pray for the water, and the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act.

$15.00

Curatorial Talk – Nebizun: Water is Life

Bennington Museum 75 Main Street, Bennington, VT, United States

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.

Included with admission

Digging for Native American History in the Monadnock Region

Jaffrey Civic Center 40 Main Street, Jaffrey, NH, United States

A two-part free series on southern New Hampshire Native American history and survival is being presented in April as part of the year-long celebration of Jaffrey's 250th anniversary.

Abenaki Persistence Along the Contocook River

The Park Theatre 19 Main Street, Jaffrey, NH, United States

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.

Free

Celebrating Abenaki Arts, Heritage, & Culture Art Show

Stone Valley Arts 145 E Main St, Poultney, VT, United States

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

Stone Valley Arts 145 E Main St, Poultney, VT, United States

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.

Celebrating Abenaki Arts, Heritage, & Culture: Gallery Opening & Artist Reception

Stone Valley Arts 145 E Main St, Poultney, VT, United States

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.

Abenaki Heritage Weekend

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes, VT, United States

Join the Native American community at the Abenaki Heritage Weekend on June 17 and 18 at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to explore and learn about the Abenaki perspective on life in the Champlain Valley. Activities include several workshops, presentations, drumming, and singing.

Free

Beyond the Curve

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum 4472 Basin Harbor Road, Vergennes, VT, United States

Beyond The Curve Exhibit will be showing In-Person from June 17th 2023 - October 15th 2023 at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes, VT Curatorial statement: "In March 2020, the world stood still as businesses and schools around the world closed in response to the global pandemic. Broadcast media, health, and government officials repeated the ... Read more

Free

Nebizun: Water is Life Gallery Talk

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum 18 Highlawn Road, Warner, NH, United States

Curator Vera Longtoe Sheehan will present a Nebizun: Water is Life Gallery Talk about the 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.

Free

Nebizun: Water is Life Art Exhibit at Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum 18 Highlawn Road, Warner, NH, United States

Nebizun: Water is Life draws its inspiration from Native American Grandmothers who have been doing water walks to pray for the water, and the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act.

$11.00

Watercolor workshops: Painting Inspired by Nature by Abenaki Artist Amy Hook-Therrien

Stone Valley Arts 145 E Main St, Poultney, VT, United States

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

Joe Bruchac: Abenaki story teller, writer, poet-laureate

Stone Valley Arts 145 E Main St, Poultney, VT, United States

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

Water is Life – Abenaki Teach-In

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum 18 Highlawn Road, Warner, NH, United States

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

$35

Vermont Community Leadership Summit

Vermont State University Randolph 124 Admin Drive, Randolph Center, VT, United States

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.

$50

Abenaki Art in the Park

Saint Gaudens National Historical Park 139 St Gaudens Rd., Cornish, NH

Join the park's Education Fellow, Vera Longtoe Sheehan, for a pop-in art activity and demonstration, focusing on traditional fish basket-making.

$10

Nulhegan Abenaki Gathering

Mount Norris Scout Reservation 242 Boy Scout Camp Rd, Eden, VT, United States

Our 2023 Nulhegan Abenaki Gathering will once again be held at Mount Norris Scout Reservation in Eden, VT. With its huge dining hall, this is the perfect venue for the Gathering, since it will take place rain or shine!

Free

Artist Talk With Julia Marden

Aquinnah Vanderhoop Homestead / Aquinnah Cultural Center 35 South Road, Aquinnah, MA, United States

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.

Free

Forest Festival

Marsh - Billings - Rockefeller National Historical Park 69 Old River Rd, Woodstock, VT, United States

Come to our Forest Festival! Take a horse-drawn wagon ride, try your hand at woodworking, or explore the forest on a guided nature walk. Witness the whole forest product cycle in action, from horse-logging, to board cutting with a portable sawmill to woodcraft demonstrations.

Free

The Abenaki Land Link Project Harvest Festival

Wheeler Homestead 1100 Dorset Street, South Burlington, VT, United States

The Abenaki Land Link Project Harvest Festival is celebration of the harvest of Indigenous Seeds. Free Event! Hosted by the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation and Common Roots   Family friendly activities: Abenaki Artisans, Green Corn cultural performance, storytelling, Three Sisters Food Tastes, Picnicking - BYO, corn grinding and journeycake baking, bean shucking, ... Read more

Free

IPD Rocks!

Akeley Building/Stowe Town Theatre 67 Main Street, Stowe, United States

4th Annual IPD Rocks at Stowe Events Field in Stowe, VT. Join the Abenaki community to experience drumming, dancing, exhibitors, storytellers, musicians, vendors - and so much more! This is a free event that is open to the public. Leashed service dogs only please. Rain date: 10/8/2023

Free

Beyond the Curve – Special Exhibit

University of Vermont Medical Center 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT, United States

Beyond The Curve Special Exhibit will be showing from now through  JANUARY 23, 2024 at the University of Vermont Medical Center. There is no charge to view the exhibit. Curatorial statement: “In March 2020, the world stood still as businesses and schools around the world closed in response to the global pandemic. Broadcast media, health, ... Read more

Free

Abenaki Mural Grand Opening

Montpelier Transit Center 1 Taylor Street, Montpelier, VT, United States

Join us for the Abenaki Mural Grand Opening of Nd'ôlemôwzibna - We Continue to Live Lead mural designer: Abena Songbird (Missisquoi Abenaki) Secondary designer: Lucy Cannon Neel (Nulhegan Abenaki) Artist/Painters: Marguerite Houle (Ojibwe) Rhonda Besaw (Metis/Abenaki Descent) Rainy and Rosie Melchor (Cochiti/Diné-Ojibwe) Along with: Circle of Courage Singers Youth Drum (Missisquoi Abenaki) Nulhegan Singers Drum ... Read more

Free

Beyond the Curve

Mad River Valley Arts 5031 Main Street, #2 Village Square, Waitsfield, VT, United States

Beyond The Curve Exhibit will be showing In-Person from OCTOBER 21, 2023 - JANUARY 6, 2024 at the Mad River Valley Arts in , VT Gallery is open Tuesday - Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is free - donations are welcome. Curatorial statement: “In March 2020, the world stood still as businesses ... Read more

Free

Inside-Outside: Nature-based Educators

Ashuelot River Park 273 West Street, Keene, NH, United States

Registration is Open!!!! We hope you'll join us for this year's Inside-Outside offering! We invite you into a co-created, day-long gathering with rest, play, and storytelling at the center as we learn ways to re-indigenize the classroom through taking our students outdoors and being in community. https://forms.gle/pT8fsery2H4yYVHfA Atowi Project Abenaki Arts & Education Center

Stronger Together – UVM Health Equity Summit

Dudley H. Davis Center 590 Main St, Burlington, VT, United States

UVM Health Equity Summit -
Achieving Health Equity through Culturally Responsive Care. Beyond the Curve: Using Traditional Indigenous Methodology to Address Wellness and Equity.

Free

An Abenaki Understanding of the Environment

Ashuelot River Park 273 West Street, Keene, NH, United States

An Abenaki Understanding of the Environment Join Rich Holschuh on a hike at the Horatio Colony Nature Preserve to learn about reciprocal relationships with the land! Different people and cultures practice many ways of knowing that extend far beyond science and western traditions. Indigenous people have inhabited the landscape of southwest NH and southeast VT ... Read more

Free

Engage! Moving from Inspiration to Action

Holiday Inn by the Bay 88 Spring Street, Portland, ME, United States

Engage! Moving from Inspiration to Action. New England Museum Association Annual Conference An Indigenous Perspective on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Museums and Cultural Institutions Using Indigenous methodology based on Storytelling, the workshop will begin with case studies from partner organizations; followed by facilitated roundtable discussions to illuminate questions and concerns such as collection management ... Read more

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2nd Annual Snow Snake Games

Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum 18 Highlawn Road, Warner, NH, United States

Join us for a fun day of the ancient game of Snow Snake. We'll have plenty of wooden snow snakes for people to try out on the troughs of snow. Toss the wooden snake into the trough to see how far it can go. The museum and gift shop will be open and we'll have ... Read more

Free
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