Indian Island Schoolchildren Perform Wabanaki Tales

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“Mahtoqehs didn’t like these People very much,” one of Indian Island School’s eighth-graders says, trying out the word at first, then confidently repeating it in full as she rehearses her part in an upcoming performance by her class.

Roger Paul, Wabanaki language teacher at Indian Island School, nods, a smile stretching across his face. He gives her an ecstatic double thumbs up and she smiles back, encouraged.

Read the full story at Bangor Daily News.


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