Vegetarian Soup and bread will be served at 6:00pm
$10 Suggested donation, proceeds to support Abenaki solidarity efforts.
Guest Speaker Biographies:
Melody Walker Brook is Chair of the VT Commission on Native Affairs. As an educator, activist, and citizen of the Elnu Abenaki Tribe, she is also a beadworker, fingerweaver, traditional tattoo apprentice, and interprets wampum belts.
Fred Wiseman is a citizen of the Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi with a Ph.D. in Ethnobotany. He is the director of the Seeds of Renewal project, which since 2011, had successfully repatriated over 45 Indigenous Wabanaki cultivars, three Indigenous permacultural agro-engineering systems, five agricultural ceremonies and a wealth of information on Indigenous cuisine to Native communities from New York to the Canadian Maritimes.