Books

The resources on this page were vetted and are recommended our team of Abenaki culture bearers, educators, and scholars.

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A Deep Presence: 13,000 Years of Native American History

Almost 13,000 years ago, small groups of Paleoindians endured frigid winters on the edge of a river in what would ...
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N'Dakinna: An Illustrated Abenaki Dictionary for Schools

N’Dakinna: An Illustrated Abenaki Dictionary for Schools

This dictionary was created through a partnership between the Circle of Courage and the Endangered Alphabets Project. It is intended ...
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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 ...
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My Bring Up

As a kid, Shirly Hook learned how to lasso a rooster, ride a heifer, and turn a steamer trunk into ...
A Brief History: From Koasek Meadows to You Today

A Brief History: From Koasek Meadows to You Today

This booklet was developed to share the diverse cultural history of the Koas Meadows region and the local Koasek Abenaki ...
Breeding Better Vermonters: The Eugenics Project in the Green Mountain State (Revisiting New England)

Breeding Better Vermonters: The Eugenics Project in the Green Mountain State (Revisiting New England)

"Eugenics -- the study of human racial progress through selective breeding -- frequently invokes images of social engineering, virulent racism, ...
In Search of New England's Native Past: Selected Essays

In Search of New England’s Native Past: Selected Essays

This volume highlights the work of the late Gordon M. Day, renowned for his groundbreaking research on the history and ...
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Baseline 1609: Unexpected Elegance of the Indigenous Northeast

Baseline 1609: Unexpected Elegance of the Indigenous Northeast

A comprehensive review of the unexpectedly elegant culture of the people who greeted Champlain and other explorers along the St ...
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Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples*

Decolonizing Methodologies: Research and Indigenous Peoples*

From the vantage point of the colonized, the term "research" is inextricably linked with European colonialism; the ways in which ...