Other News & Events for November

There is always something happening at the Abbe, and this fall and winter are no exception! Please visit our online calendar for more details.

If you are in the MDI area this week, make sure to visit us on Thursday, November 3 for the free screening of Smoke Signals which will begin at 7:00.

Soon thereafter the Maine Arts Commission will host a grants workshop. Senior Grants Associate Kathy Ann Shaw will be available to answer questions about funding. She will be joined by Kathleen Mundell, Traditional Arts Specialist, to provide specific information about the agency's traditional arts programs especially those Maine's native communities. The brown bag lunch presentation will take place Monday, November 14 from noon - 2:00 and there is no need to register. More info is available here.

Other events and demonstrations will follow soon thereafter, so make sure to mark your calendar now!

There are also a number of upcoming Wabanaki events that are open to the public. The following links are a sample of some upcoming activities and recent articles that may interest you. Know of more? Feel free to post them on our Facebook page!


MIBA Events

Next Up: Annual Maine Indian Basketmakers

Sale and Demonstration

Hudson Museum, Collins Center for the Arts

December 10, 2011 9:00 - 4:00


Were Salem's Men Witches' Victims of Politics?

Research by Dr. Mary Beth Norton claims

convicted men were all associated with the Wabanaki

Read the Indian Country Today Article.


American Anthropological Association, 110th Annual Meeting

November 16-20, 2011
Montreal, QC, Canada


Penobscot River Restoration Project Recognized

Read the Bangor Daily News Article


Old Town mill seeks to change emissions standards

Read the article in The Maine Campus, citing the reaction of Penobscot Nation Natural Resources Director, John Banks


Yes on 2 Campaign in Calais

From The Bangor Daily News

Help Passamaquoddies by voting for a racino in Calais

Portland Press Herald Letter of the Day by Diane Barnes


Read the article from CBC News

Residential School Survivors Share their Stories

Halifax Media Co-op

Learn more from the Truth & Reconciliation Commission of Canada website about the Atlantic National Event held last week


Interview with Jeremy Frey

Indian Country Today Media Network


Maliseets to partner with Houlton on additional road work

in the Bangor Daily News


Tobique First Nation Maliseet Language Project

read about it in CBC News


Celebrated Canadian architect visits the Fredericton region as proponents of a museum and cultural centre to safeguard Maliseet traditions step up efforts to get the project going.

The Daily Gleaner


For those of you in Massachusetts:

Lowell Folklife Series presents lecture on Native American Woodlands Folklife ; November 5th at 2 PM

North American Indian Center in Boston

Boston Globe


For those of you in New Jersey:

Howell Township Library hosts Micmac exhibition dancer

Asbury Park Press


Social Media for Social Good Panel Discussion

Camden, Maine, November 5th

Read about it in Village Soup


University of New England

Donna M. Loring Lecture Series

If you missed these lectures, you can download them

from iTunes for FREE!

Follow the link above for more information.


David Moses Bridges Canoe Maker Video


Visit penobscotculture.com to read

classic Penobscot books online!


Downeast Magazine