Vermont Abenaki

Learn more about Abenaki arts, culture, and history by visiting the links below:

State Recognized Western Abenaki Tribes of Vermont:

Elnu Abenaki Tribe

Koasek Traditional Band of the Koas Abenaki Nation

Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi

Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation

Abenaki Nonprofits:

Abenaki Artists Association - Promotes cultural heritage, Abenaki art, and artists

Abenaki Arts and Education - Creating awareness of Abenaki culture, curriculum resources and programs

Abenakis Helping Abenakis - Food Sovereignty, education, and spiritual services for Native American people

Abenaki Trails Project - Promoting awareness and appreciation of Abenaki History

Alnôbaiwi - “...members have come together to participate in living history, song, dance, gardening, fellowship and ceremony.”

Atowi Project - Affirm Native relationships to the Land and its inhabitants, raise Indigenous voices

Circle of Courage - Youth Group

Vermont Indigenous Heritage Center - A museum with an “Abenaki village, styled to the 1850's the period when Vermonters thought that the Abenakis had disappeared…”

For more information about recognition status please read:

Indian Status - Indigenous Foundations First Nations Studies Program, University of British Columbia.

Tribal Nations & the United States: An Introduction - National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)

Indian Arts & Crafts Law of 1990 - Bureau of Indian Affairs.

Additional Resources:

Wôbanaki Lifeways - Circa 1600
Margaret BruchacUniversity of Pennsylvania,

Weaving a thread through the 7 generations | Melody Walker Brook | TEDxStowe

Two-Eyed Seeing - Speaking Series - A Deep Presence: & A More Inclusive History
Abenaki Arts & Education

Abenaki History for Kids - Historical Society of Cheshire County, NH