Join Green Mountain Conservation Group (GMCG), the Chocorua Lake Conservancy (CLC), and the Cook Memorial Library for a virtual program with Anne Jennison, an Abenaki Storyteller, at 7pm on August 18th. During this Zoom event, Jennison will share a few of her favorite traditional Native American stories in a performance called “Abenaki Tales from the Northeast Woodlands”.  This interactive performance will include an introduction with a traditional Abenaki greeting song and a brief explanation of some Abenaki storytelling traditions, followed by several of Anne’s favorite Abenaki stories. The performance will be followed by a brief Q & A session.

Pre-register for this program here.

Anne Jennison is a traditional Native American storyteller with both European and Abenaki heritage. Anne’s storytelling skills have been polished by more than 30 years of experience sharing stories with audiences of all kinds. Anne also brings a wealth of cultural and historical knowledge to enrich her retelling of timeless Northeast Woodlands Native American stories. Anne is listed on the NH Traditional Artists Roster as a traditional Abenaki Storyteller & craftsperson.  Anne is also a member of both the NH Commission on Native American Affairs and the Indigenous NH Collaborative Collective.  Additionally, Anne is an affiliate faculty member for the UNH Native American and Indigenous Studies (NAIS) Minor and a co-creator of the “People of the Dawnland” interpretive exhibit about the Abenaki/Wabanaki peoples at Strawbery Banke Museum in Portsmouth, NH. For more info: https://www.annejennison.com

Abenaki Tales from the Northeast Woodlands