October 22, 2020
ONLINE Indigenous Stories:
The Cowasuck Band of the Pennacook Abenaki People
Wednesday November 18
7 – 8:30 PM
Join us for the next in our Indigenous Stories series with Paul and Denise Pouliot, of the Cowasuck Band of the Pennacook-Abenaki People!
Registration is required. The Zoom link will be sent the week of the event. Register now!
In this presentation, Paul and Denise Pouliot, of the Cowasuck Band of the Pennacook-Abenaki People, will discuss the band’s history, and a view of Abenaki People brought up to contemporary times, looking at their presence today as tribal researchers, historians, educators, artists, and activists for racial, social, and environmental justice.
A graduate of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, Paul Pouliot is the Sag8mo (head male speaker), THPO (Tribal Historical Preservation Officer), and religious elder of the Cowasuck Band of the Pennacook-Abenaki People, as well as an Indigenous “Maven,” and lecturer; Denise Pouliot is the Sag8moskwa (head female speaker) of the Cowasuck Band, lecturer and Indigenous basketry and clothing artist. Through their ongoing presentations, educational programs, and role as Indigenous consultants within the UNH Indigenous New Hampshire Collaborative Collective (INHCC) the Cowasuck Band seeks to serve their people while informing the broader public about accurate Indigenous history, culture, and lifeways.