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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The Western Abenakis of Vermont, 1600–1800: War, Migration, and the Survival of an Indian People

The Western Abenakis of Vermont, 1600–1800: War, Migration, and the Survival of an Indian People

Before European incursions began in the seventeenth century, the Western Abenaki Indians inhabited present-day Vermont and New Hampshire, particularly the …
The Original Vermonters: Native Inhabitants, Past and Present

The Original Vermonters: Native Inhabitants, Past and Present

Reviews An extraordinarily fine book about the entire time range of Native American presence in Vermont . . . Those …
Wskintow8gonal wji Aln8mbac

Wskintow8gonal wji Aln8mbac

In the Abenaki laguage Wskintow8gonal wji Aln8mbac means “New Songs for the Abenaki.” – CD description, Wskintow8gonal wji Aln8mbac by …
Malian’s Song

Malian’s Song

In the words of a young Abenaki girl, Malian’s Song tells the true story of the deliberate English attack by …
Malian’s Song – Abenaki Language Glossary

Malian’s Song – Abenaki Language Glossary

Abstract The tribal name Abenaki is adapted from the original Wôbanakiak, a noun that combines the morphemes for dawn or …
Aunt Sarah: Woman of the Dawnland

Aunt Sarah: Woman of the Dawnland

A novel and a people you will never forget. The story of 108 winters of an Abenaki healing women written …