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Abenaki Heritage Weekend

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Abenaki Heritage Weekend

June 22 @ 10:00 am - June 23 @ 5:00 pm

$6 – $14

Join the Native American community at the Abenaki Heritage Weekend on June 22nd from 10 am to 5 pm and June 23rd from 10:30 am to 4:30 pm. Members of the Elnu Abenaki Tribe, the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk and Koasek Traditional Band of the Koas Abenaki Nation, Missisquoi Abenaki Tribe, and the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association work with Museum staff to plan and present the event. The Native people at this event are experts in the living indigenous arts and traditions which they come together to share with one another and with visitors. They have inherited, researched, reconstructed, or apprenticed to learn the techniques with which they create outstanding bead work, quill work, basketry, pottery, woodworking and other items for personal use or for sale. Tribal members will also share songs, drumming, dancing, games, food preparation, and other life skills. Abenaki Heritage Weekend also includes opportunities to share cultural heritage through indoor presentations and a gallery talk with the curators and artists.

Details

Start:
June 22 @ 10:00 am
End:
June 23 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$6 – $14
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Website:
http://abenakiart.org/abenaki_heritage_weekend

Organizer

Vermont Abenaki Artists Association
Phone:
8025790049
Email:
heritage_weekend@abeanakiart.org
Website:
http://abenakiart.org/

Venue

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
4472 Basin Harbor Road
Vergennes, VT 05491 United States
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Phone:
8025790049
Website:
https://www.lcmm.org/