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Abenaki Heritage Weekend

People holding hands and doing the Round Dance at Abenaki Heritage Weekend

June 17, 2023 , 10:00 am June 18, 2023 , 4:00 pm


Join the Native American community at the Abenaki Heritage Weekend on June 17 and 18 at Lake Champlain Maritime Museum to explore and learn about the Abenaki perspective on life in the Champlain Valley. Activities will include workshops, presentations, drumming, and singing. This heritage weekend brings together citizens of the Elnu Abenaki Tribe, the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation, the Koasek Traditional Band of the Koas Abenaki Nation, and the Missisquoi Abenaki Tribe.

Abenaki Heritage Weekend is presented by the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association and the Abenaki Arts and Education Center and hosted by the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.

Special Programs at the Abenaki Heritage Weekend

  • Storytelling by Joe Bruchac
  • Nulhegan Abenaki Drum group
  • Music and Storytelling by Francine Poitras Jones

Artists Featured in the Arts Marketplace

Learn more at the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association website.

Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

4472 Basin Harbor Rd
Vergennes, VT 05491 United States
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