Other News & Events for March

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

This year's annual free workshop for teachers
will take place on Monday, March 26.
If you are a teacher, consider joining us for the 2012 Wabanaki Initiative Free Teacher's Workshop, made possible by a grant from the Maine Community Foundation.  This all-day workshop is worth 7 contact hours, and is designed to enhance understanding about topics and resources related to the Wabanaki and Maine Learning Results.  For more information or to register, contact our Curator of Education, Raney Bench.

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!

CONGRATULATIONS!  to Jeremy Frey, Frances Frey Tomah, and Jennifer Sapiel Neptune for their recent awards at the 54th Annual Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market

Abbe Re-Opens for Remainder of Winter article in FenceViewer

The University of Maine at Farmington Living Language Series Events Set article in the Morning Sentinel
Some of the events scheduled include... 
11:45 am, Wednesday, March 14:
“Environmental Justice and the Penobscot River” presented by Barry Dana
7 pm Tuesday, April 10 
“Living Languages: Language Keepers – an Evening of Native Stories and Language” with Roger Paul, Passamaquoddy/Maliseet language keeper and educator and Jesse Cruchac, Abenaki language keeper and author
...and many more!

Penobscot Nation Receives $1M Federal Grant Toward Wind Development Project in the Bangor Daily News

Exhibit at the Boston Children's Museum  Native Voices: New England Tribal Families

Exhibit at the Hudson Museum Transcending Traditions: The Next Generation and Maine Indian Basketry on exhibit through May 2012 before traveling to the Abbe Museum 

Transcending Traditions: The Next Generation and Maine Indian Basketry Panel Discussion by artists Jeremy Frey, George Neptune, & Sarah Sockbeson moderated by Darren Ranco, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Coordinator of Native American Research, University of Maine on Tuesday, April 10 from 12:30 - 1:45 at the Hudson Museum

MIBA Events 

 Tribes of the Dawn Land Cultural and Heritage Days for 2012