What changes have members of the Abenaki/Wabanaki tribes witnessed, from the time European colonists first arrived on North America's shores through to the present day? How do the tribes’ understanding of family, kinship, and relationship to the natural world relate to matters such as trade, diplomacy, alliances, warfare, and treaties?
Join us as historian and traditional storyteller Anne Jennison explores what citizenship means for the Abenaki/Wabanaki people, and how the Indigenous perspective of citizenship has evolved over time and through interaction with Western ideas.
About the presenter: Anne Jennison is a New Hampshire-based Native American storyteller, historian, educator, and craftsperson with both European and Abenaki heritage. With master’s degrees in both storytelling and in history, Anne brings a wealth of knowledge - polished by more than 30 years of experience as a performing storyteller - to her retelling of timeless Native American lesson stories, especially the stories of the Northeast. To learn more about Anne, visit her website.
This program in the A "Good" Citizen Lecture Series is part of New Hampshire Humanities' 2022 initiative, A More Perfect Union, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. For more information, please visit www.nhhumanities.org/union.
Friday, March 18, 2022 5:00pm
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