Wabanaki people, their history and their culture, represent at least a 12,000-year-long experience in their homeland. This continuous narrative for the Wabanaki people – a historic confederacy between the Abenaki, Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot – offers an extraordinary story of resilience with contemporary meaning and relevance. To communicate these messages, the Abbe Museum will … More Coming Soon – People of the First Light exhibit
If you’ve been reading the plan, reading the blog, or paying attention to our chatter on social media, you might be wondering how we came to decolonization. What was the impetus? In late 2012, the Abbe Museum Board of Trustees established a Decolonization Initiative Task Force. The Initiative was an outgrowth of the 2012 Board … More How Did We Come to Decolonization?