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Wabanaki Traditions and Connections to the Land
November 6 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
With Passamaquoddy educator Sandra Bassett
Join us for a special walk and talk at Coastal River’s Salt Bay Farm, for a public version of the Wabanaki Living Skills and Culture program we host for local schools every October. Passamaquoddy educator Sandra Bassett will share her personal story, demonstrate singing and drumming on the hillside, and teach a sampling of Passamaquoddy words. With Director of Education Sarah Gladu, hear a Wabanaki story and take a walk to look for traditionally used plants and visit the wigwams being built by local school kids.
How to register
This program is free, thanks to member support. To register, use the button below. Space is limited.
Sandra Bassett Peskotomuhkat resides in Southern Maine but is from Sipayik (Pleasant Point
Reservation near Eastport). She graduated from the University of Southern Maine in 2021 with
a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and a minor in Wabanaki Language. A degree which she and
her colleagues advocated to create. Last year, she was awarded a Certificate in Wabanaki
Languages and is the first to receive it. Sandra continues to work on her Passamaquoddy
language and believes that is where her culture lives.