Vermont Indigenous Celebration

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The Abenaki People of the State of Vermont shared their deep-rooted history, culture and traditions during a four day celebration on Bulrington's Waterfront, parallel to the Quadricentennial Celebration.

Programs in this Series

Format: 2017-05-23
Format: 2017-05-23
Abenaki Singers - Interview with Abenakis Walker & Melody Brook - Abenaki Dancers, Takara Matthews & Josh Hunt - 07/11/2009
Abenaki Singers - Traditional Wabanaki chants and songs accompanied by hand drum. Interview with Walker and Melody Brook - Dressed in 1609 period costume, Walker and Melody share their insights into being an Abenaki...
Traditional Wabanaki Stories - ELNU Chief Roger Longtoe Sheehan - Traditional Songs, Ed Johnston - 07/10/2009
Traditional Wabanaki Story of the Lake creation as told by Roger Longtoe Sheehan. Interview with ELNU Chief Roger Longtoe Sheehan on culture, history and future of Abenaki's. Traditional Songs - Ed Johnston sings accompanied...
Opening Ceremony - Burton DeCarr, Abenaki Spiritual Leader - Circle of Courage Dancers - 07/09/2009
Opening Ceremonies - Features presentations to the Abenaki Chiefs, Elders, and local guests. Interview with Burton DeCarr 'Spotted Eagle', Abenaki Spiritual Leader. Circle of Courage, Abenaki Youth Dancers - From the...

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2nd Annual Vermont Gives Day is June 7-8

In acknowledgement of the important role Vermont’s nonprofit sector plays in the state’s economy, Governor Phil Scott recently declared June 7 and June 8, 2017, the 2nd Annual “Vermont Gives Day of Giving.” Vermont Gives is a 24-hour fundraising event, created by Vermonters for Vermonters, to support local charities and causes, highlight the impact of nonprofits, and strengthen our local communities.

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