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2021 Wabanaki Winter Market

December 11, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

A Holiday gathering of Wabanaki artists in New England, featuring Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance weavers who have received national awards and new artists representing the next generation of weavers.

Join us for a day featuring:

• One-of-a kind artforms.

• A reading at 11am by Gal Frey of The First Blade of Sweetgrass, written by her son Gabriel Frey and daughter-in-law Suzanne Greenlaw.

• A book signing for The First Blade of Sweetgrass with Gabriel Frey and Suzanne Greenlaw.

Wabanaki Artists planning to attend include:

Dolly Barnes, Passamaquoddy

Barry Dana, Penobscot

Faye Decontie, Penobscot

Alexandra Francis, Penobscot

James Francis, Penobscot

Gabriel Frey, Passamaquoddy

Susan Greenlaw, Maliseet

Aron Griffith, Maliseet

Wendy Little Bear Hamilton, Penobscot

Butch Jacobs, Passamaquoddy

Ruth Johnson, Penobscot

Jennifer Neptune, Penobscot

Susan Neptune, Passamaquoddy

Martha Newell-Bassett, Penobscot

Passamaquoddy Maple

Butch Phillips, Penobscot

Gail Phillips, Penobscot

Rolfe Richter, Passamaquoddy

Richard Silliboy, Micmac

Hilary Sockbeson, Penobscot

Sarah Sockbeson, Penobscot

Frances Soctomah, Passamaquoddy


For more information, please call 207.581.1904


Kindly be prepared to follow UMaine COVID-19 policy in place on the day of the event.

Effective October 15, 2021, the University System will require those attending indoor group gatherings of more than 250 people organized by the University System or held in University System facilities to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or to show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no later than 72 hours prior to the event. This requirement applies to all persons at applicable gatherings including students, staff, employees, vendors and other visitors. Face coverings are required indoors for all persons – students, staff, faculty and visitors – regardless of vaccination status when indoors at a University facility. Visit for complete information and requirements.


December 11, 2021
9:00 am - 3:00 pm


Collins Center for the Arts
2 Flagstaff Road
Orono, ME 04469 United States