Martha Stewart recently visited the Native American Festival and Basketmakers Market that we help to put on every year!
The Abbe Museum tells visitors about the culture and history of the native American peoples of Maine.
So it made sense to launch “Greening the Abbe,” a project designed to make the small museum – just a few minutes drive from Acadia National Park along Maine’s rugged and beautiful coastline – as environmentally conscious and energy efficient as possible.
“We have this place for learning, and it just made sense to be doing it responsibly all the way through,” says Cinnamon Catlin-Legutko, the president and chief executive officer of the Abbe Museum. “We recognized that something had to be done.”.
A new exhibition at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University opens a revealing window on Wabanaki history through the changing design of their signature canoes and current efforts to preserve their identity by building them in the old ways.