Northeast Native American Stories with Anne Jennison
Join us on Monday November 14th from 7-8pm for an evening of virtual storytelling with Anne Jennison, a traditional Native American storyteller with both European and Abenaki heritage. Celebrate the rich and diverse cultural traditions of Native Americans with stories from Abenak and other Notheast Woodlands Indigenous traditions, full of humor, drama, and moments of wonder! With Master Degrees in both Storytelling and History, Anne Jennison brings a wealth of cultural and historical knowledge to enrich her retelling of timeless Northeast Woodlands Native American stories. Anne is listed on the New Hampshire Traditional Artists Roster as a traditional Abenaki storyteller and craftsperson. Anne is also the current Chair of the NH Commission on Native American Affairs and a member of the Indigenous NH Collaborative Collective, and is an affiliate faculty member for the University of New Hampshire Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) Minor, as well as a co-creator of the People of the Dawnland interpretive exhibit about the Abenaki/Wabanaki peoples at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH – and a consultant for the museum’s ongoing Abenaki Heritage Initiative. This program is for ages 8 and up.
This program takes place on Zoom and registration is required. To register, please click here.
This program is presented in collaboration with the Mamaroneck, Pound Ridge, Tuckahoe, and Yonkers Public Libraries.