For the Love of N’dakinna

Join Melody Walker Brook, citizen of the Elnu Abenaki Band of N’dakinna, to discuss how core Abenaki values can help shape a more beautiful future. Begins at 7pm on Wednesday, April 14.

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Wed 14

*DIGITAL* For the Love of N’dakinna: Abenaki Continuity and Adaptation

April 14
7:00 pm
Abenaki people have thrived within N’dakinna, their homeland, for more than 10,000 years. While the people and their culture have changed during this time, the core values of their ancestors have remained constant. Melody Walker Brook, citizen of the Elnu Abenaki Band of N’dakinna and former chair of the Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs, describes how these core values can help shape a more beautiful future. Read More »
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Thu 15

*DIGITAL* Alfred Hitchcock and the Art of Suspense

April 15
7:00 pm
Hitchcock famously said “Some films are slices of life; mine are slices of cake.” His career spanned forty years and many film eras. Film expert Rick Winston will discuss the evolution of Hitchcock’s craft, exploring his favorite themes, his relationship with his collaborators, and his wry sense of humor no matter how grisly the subject matter. Read More »
Sun 18

*DIGITAL* Courageous Conversations: Living the Questions

April 18
9:00 am
This four-part series, in partnership with Catamount Arts, offers a hospitable space for participants to take up the hard questions of our time. Each session, and its requisite prework, affords deep reflection on civility and focuses on the tools needed to engage in civil conversation in a divided country. Registration required. Read More »
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Sun 18

*DIGITAL* Book Discussion: Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

April 18
1:30 pm
A book of short stories, a memoir and two novels bring us to present day consideration of migration, immigration and refuge. Their love and a sense of their past as they walk through fantastical doors to new lands. Read More »