Other News & Events for November

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

We have a number of exciting programs happening this November that you won't want to miss!

#1. The second film in the 4th Annual Native American Film Series at the downtown Abbe on Thursday, November 1 from 7:00 - 9:00 PM.  We will be screening Before Tomorrow, which is not rated. 

#2. N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place exhibit Opening & Reception on Friday, November 2 from 4:00 - 6:00 PM.

#3.  Early Bird Pajama Sale on Saturday, November 10 from 6:00 - 9:00 AM.

Click here for more information about these programs.  

We hope you can join us!

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!


Kateri Tekakwitha Becomes first American Indian Saint on Yahoo! News

The Abbe Museum is mentioned in this great article on Recognizing and Celebrating First Peoples on Columbus Day: A Guide to Events Across Indian Country on Indian Country Today Media Network

Aroostook Micmacs rebuilding Nation with eye on tradition in the Bangor Daily News

River Restoration Progress Threatened by Extreme Bill on The Huffington Post

Hurricane Sandy: Tribes Pull Together as Monster Storm Takes Aim on Indian Country Today Media Network

With new funding, Maliseets eye plans for Tribal cemetery in the Bangor Daily News

Maine tourist haven offers educational option on readingeagle.com


Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance Events
Next Up: December 8, 2012
Annual Maine Indian Basketmakers Sale and Demonstration
This event features Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot Basketmakers who sell their hand-made, one of a kind, ash splint and sweet grass basketry.  Work baskets, such as creels, pack and potato baskets and fancy baskets ranging from strawberry and blueberry shaped-baskets to curly bowls may be found along with quill jewelry, wood carvings and birchbark work.  Demonstrations of brown ash pounding, basket making and other native arts, as well as traditional drumming, dancing and singing will be presented.  More information is available from the Hudson Museum at (207) 581-1904.

Maliseet Bingo
Every Monday at 6:30 PM at the Maliseet Gym.