Thursday April 22, 2021 (Earth Day)
This event highlights the power of storytelling and oral traditions in sharing knowledge within Indigenous communities. Anne Jennison, an Abenaki storyteller and UNH alumna, has been telling Native American stories and teaching throughout New England for over three decades. Louise Profeit-LeBlanc, a Traditional Storyteller from the Nacho Nyak Dun First Nation of the Yukon Territory in Northern Canada, is founder of the Yukon International Storytelling Festival and the Society of Yukon Artists of Native Ancestry.
Panelists: Anne Jennison, Abenaki Storyteller; Louise Profeit-LeBlanc, Nacho Nyak Dun First Nation of the Yukon Territory Traditional Storyteller; Cheryl Savageau (Moderator), Abenaki Poet and Author