Other News & Events for January

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 month, make sure to visit us on Thursday, January 19 for the first discussion in our second annual brown bag lunch series.  This year's series will explore topics related to our blockbuster exhibit, Indians & Rusticators.  The first discussion will be led by historian Bill Haviland and is titled: Indians & Rusticators: What Happened Next?  Bring your lunch and join us for this free event from noon-1pm.

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!

The Wabanaki Scholars Series (Minsky Hall, University of Maine Campus) continues January 19, 2012 with presentations by Sherri Mitchell & Bonnie Newsom, followed by discussion and light refreshments.
The series is co-hosted by the Wabanaki Center and the Penobscot Cultural Historic Preservation Department.  Next month's presentation will take place February 2nd with Maria Girouard & Suzanne Greenlaw.

First Maliseet Legislator of Maine Sworn In, article from MPBN

It Didn't Go Away in 2011: Racism Continued, article in Indian Country Today

Reflection on Native American Heritage Month (November), from the Marines Website

Pow Wows in Literature, New Book includes a CD in English & Micmac, from Indian Country Today

Life of Mattie Mitchell highlighted in new book, article in The Western Star

December 2011 Retrospective from Indian Country Today

First Nations: A 2011 Retrospective from Indian Country Today

MIBA Events 

Tribes of the Dawn Land Cultural and Heritage Days for 2012