Other News & Events for January

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

Open Hours for January 2013.
We are currently closed for January and will re-open on February 7 with our winter hours -- Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 10:00 - 4:00.  Please don't forget to call first in the event of inclement weather; if MDI schools are closed, the Abbe Museum will be closed as well.  View the image above to see our open hours and events for January.

Interested in learning about other news and events?  Each month, we try to compile articles and events that might interest our members and friends.  We link to theme in these blog posts, as well as on our Facebook page.


Idle No More Gaining Momentum and Forming Plan of Action in Indian Country Today Media Network

Panel to Probe child welfare abuses against tribe  read it and watch it on wlbz2.com

IndiVisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas video of a Symposium at the National Museum of the American Indian on the SmithsonianVideos youtube channel.  The traveling exhibition, IndiVisible, will be coming to the Abbe this summer. 

Join us Saturday, Jan 12
from 10 - noon for a kids
craft activity!
November 23 This American Life Program, titled Little War on the Prairie  Listen to it here: 

Last Chance to see two Abbe Exhibits – a December article about the closing of Indians and Rusticators and Transcending Traditions on December 31

On Thursday, Jan 10at the Whitman Memorial Library Arla Patch will speak about the Maine Wabanaki State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission

Mrs. Connecticut champions a healthy outlook.  Vanassa Sebastian, the current Mrs. Connecticut is a breast cancer survivor and member of the Passamaquoddy Tribe.  Read her story on TheDay.com 

Dee Sabattus,Passamaquoddy, is honored for “exceptional initative and accomplishments inadvocating for USET member Tribes health needs in multiple national forums” by The United States Department of Health and Human Services Indian Health Services, who last month honored employees, partners, and members of the Nashville Area Office, In Native American Times

Watch George Neptune’s speech at the Portland Idle No More event