Welcome to the Abenaki Arts & Education Center!

We created the Abenaki Arts & Education Center (AAEC) because Abenaki history and culture are not included in the regional curriculum and it is difficult for teachers to find Abenaki educators and authentic curriculum resources. The Abenaki Arts & Education Center is an educational institution of the future. It has no walls and it exists through an online presence (website, YouTube channel, and Facebook page). In addition to the free resources listed on this website, we also offer many educational programs, we also offer live and virtual programs centered around Abenaki culture and cultural competency, diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) topics, and we have a YouTube channel with videos. You may navigate the website via the pull-down menu above, using the search box, or by clicking any of the tags or keywords on the left.

Our mission is to support American Abenaki sovereignty through education and sharing Abenaki history and cultural resources with people of all ages so Abenaki living culture can be taught across N’Dakinna (our homeland).

Our vision is a future when Abenaki culture will be integrated into all academic content areas, and our virtual exhibitions and interpretive materials will be available regionally and globally.

In addition to the free resources listed on this website, we also offer many educational programs, we also offer live and virtual programs centered around Abenaki culture and cultural competency, diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility (DEIA) topics, and we have a YouTube channel with videos.


Upcoming Events

Save the Date

Abenaki Heritage Weekend, June 29-30

More details coming soon.

Questions? Please contact Elisa by email programassociate@abenakiart.org or call (802) 265-0092.



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OUR SERVICES (live, virtual, and online)

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Embracing Abenaki Culture in the Classroom

Embracing Abenaki Culture in the Classroom

Join us for an immersive exploration of Abenaki culture led by scholars, historians, and culture bearers. This experience spans over …
State of Vermont explains the state-sanctioned eugenics movement and how local Abenakis were affected

State of Vermont explains the state-sanctioned eugenics movement and how local Abenakis were affected

In this video, the VT Legislature explains eugenics history and how Abenaki families were impacted. The State of Vermont voted …
Abenaki Alliance Statement in Support of Vermont’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission 

Abenaki Alliance Statement in Support of Vermont’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission 

Vermont recently announced the three commissioners of its Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a group tasked with examining issues of racism, …
Vermont native communities support the Vatican’s repudiation of the 'Doctrine of Discovery'

Vermont native communities support the Vatican’s repudiation of the ‘Doctrine of Discovery’

Long-awaited opportunity to move forward after 500+ years of cultural annihilation. On March 30, 2023, a joint statement from Roman …
Water is Life Teach-In

Water is Life Teach-In

In this all-day workshop, Abenaki Arts & Education Center educators will inspire teachers with interactive, media-rich content that links 12,000 …