Skowhegan Area Students Learn About Wabanaki Culture

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High school students from Skowhegan, Upper Kennebec Valley and Carrabec high schools got to ‘know’ their Indian neighbors this past Thursday (Nov. 12, 2015). John Bear Mitchell, a member of the Penobscot tribe and associate director of the Wabanaki Center at the University of Maine, used storytelling and humor Thursday to teach high school students about his people and their culture, history and identity in the modern world.

Read the article at the Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel.


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