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The Connecticut Headwaters To The Sound: A Day of Stories and Song With The Nehantic and The Abenaki

September 25, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


FREE Outdoor Event at the Connecticut River Museum 

A Day of Stories and Song With The Nehantic and The Abenaki 

Time-honored Native drum group 

Jennifer Lee demonstrates the making of traditional Ash Bark and White Pine basketry 

Abenaki Chief Roger Longtoe displays a collection of tools and armaments 

“mishoon” project video at Peskeompskut and Elizabeth James-Perry wampum video on display throughout the day 

The event will have limited seating available. In case of rain, please check ctrivermuseum.org for information. 

The Nolumbeka Project, Inc. envisions a Connecticut River Valley where the histories, cultures, and persistence of Northeastern Indigenous Peoples are recognized and celebrated, and where all beings are recognized as sharing a mutual existence in an environment of balance and reciprocity. The Nolumbeka Project, Inc. hosts multiple annual events and educational programs featuring Indigenous presenters sharing their music, art, and cultures. 

Events collaborators: Nehantic Native Nation, Elnu Abenaki, Connecticut River Museum, The Nolumbeka Project, and Essex Historical Society 


September 25, 2021
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Connecticut River Museum
67 Main Street
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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    Essex Board of Trade, Inc., P.O. Box 322
    Essex, CT 06426 or email Info@EssexCT.com