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
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 https://www.maine.edu/together/community-guidance/everyone/ for complete information and requirements.