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Kwanitekw (Connecticut River) – Sustainer of Life
March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
In honor of World Water Day, the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association (VAAA) is pleased to present Kwanitekw (Connecticut River): The Sustainer of Life.
On March 22 at 7pm, a panel of Indigenous citizens and environmental scientists share multiple perspectives on living in relationship with the Connecticut River watershed. Panelists include Darlene Kascak (Schaghticoke Tribal Nation) Education Director of the Institute for American Indian Studies (IAIS) and Traditional Native American Storyteller; Vera Sheehan (Elnu Abenaki Tribe) and Director of the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association and Abenaki Arts & Education Center; Kathy Urffer, River Steward with the Connecticut River Conservancy; and Matt Devine, Fisheries Biologist with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. Gabriel Benjamin, Public Historian and IAIS Museum Educator serves as Moderator. Admission is free, and donations are welcome.