Other News & Events for April

Next up at the Abbe: Pam Cunningham
will teach children ages 6-18 how to weave
a simple ash basket with a sweetgrass rim.
There is always something happening at the Abbe, and this spring is no exception!  Please visit our online calendar for more details.

Up next is a children's workshop led by Penobscot basketmaker Pam Cunningham.  The workshop is for ages 6-18 and registration is required.  Contact Raney Bench for more information, or to register for this workshop.

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 University of Maine at Farmington Living Language Series Events Set article in the Morning Sentinel
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!

Exhibit at the Boston's 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, and 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

Sponsor Team Penobscot's run in the 2012 Boston Marathon to help bring the Penobscot River Restoration Project to life.  Learn more here.

Congratulations to Penobscot artist Tim Shay for being named as one of the eight artists to participate in this year's Schoodic Sculpture Symposium.  Read the story in the Bangor Daily News.

MIBA Events
Next Up: The Native American Festival and Basketmakers Market in Bar Harbor on July 7th

Tribes of the Dawn Land Cultural and Heritage Days for 2012