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Reclaiming the Word “Squaw” in the Name of the Ancestors

Reclaiming the Word “Squaw” in the Name of the Ancestors

Reposted from Marge Bruchac, Reclaiming the Word “Squaw” in the Name of the Ancestors, H-Net Online, December 1, 1999. Kwai ...
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The Not so Invisible Border   

The article was originally published on March 26, 2022 and is republished here with permission from the author Jeanne Morningstar ...
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Navigating Partnerships with Indigenous People in a Time of Ethnic Fraud Panic

The process of getting to know Native people can be especially complicated in New England, which has some of the ...
Historic Society Explains Abenaki Erasure Myth

Historic Society Explains Abenaki Erasure Myth

Published with permission from the Brattleboro Historical Society. Screenshot of the original post. The image of the Abenaki man and ...
Sugaring in Wabanahkik (Land of the Dawn): An Abenaki History of Maple

Sugaring in Wabanahkik (Land of the Dawn): An Abenaki History of Maple

By Alexander Cotnoir As spring temperatures begin to climb across Vermont’s forested landscape, the annual arrival of “sugaring season” - ...
The Myth of Native American Extinction Harms Everyone

The Myth of Native American Extinction Harms Everyone

By Mali Obomsawin Cluelessness about Native people is rampant in New England, which romanticizes its Colonial heritage. In college, I ...
Abenaki Perspective – Hannah Duston

Abenaki Perspective – Hannah Duston

The following article re-contextualizes the 17th century narrative of Hannah Dustin's kidnapping and how she escaped by killing and scalping ...
United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) was adopted by the General Assembly on Thursday, 13 ...
Famous Abenakis

Famous Abenakis

Today, we identify famous people as people we see in movies or on television. This list digs deep into Abenaki ...