Virtual Abenaki Heritage Weekend: Abenaki Basket Makers

The 2021 Virtual Abenaki Heritage Weekend presents “Abenaki Basket Makers” featuring Sherry Gould of the Nulhegan Abenaki Heritage Preservation Department. In this presentation, she discusses basket-making traditions in N’Dakinna (Abenaki for “our homeland”).

Verbal description of moderator and surroundings: Vera Longtoe Sheehan had brown, medium-length hair. She is sitting in a living room with blue walls and a large plant in the corner of the room. There are orange and grey couches in the background.

Verbal description of presenter and surroundings: Sherry Gould has long salt and pepper colored hair that is placed in a bun. white, medium-length hair. She is wearing a tan turtleneck sweater and a brown blazer. She is sitting in front of a virtual background with a nature scene and an eagle flying through the sky over her right shoulder.

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Vermont Abenaki Artists Association is supported by the New England Foundation for the Arts through the New England Arts Resilience Fund, part of the United States Regional Arts Resilience Fund, an initiative of the U.S. Regional Arts Organizations and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, with major funding from the federal CARES Act from the National Endowment for the Arts.

This video was created as part of the 2021 Abenaki Heritage Weekend which was partially funded by the Vermont Humanities Council, New England Foundation for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Title: Abenaki Basketmakers with Sherry Gould
Producer: Vera Longtoe Sheehan
Publisher: Abenaki Arts & Education, YouTube channel
Date:December 22, 2020