Native Seeds – Preserving Heritage and Tradition through Heirloom Seeds

Another blog, Grow Your Own Groceries, talks with Fred Wiseman about his Seeds of Renewal project, a mission to rediscover and reinvigorate the Wabanaki agricultural heritage of northern New England. As of February 2015, Seeds of Renewal has located and preserved 24 authentic Abenaki heirlooms.


Retired Professor Tracks Ancient Seeds

The Plattsburgh Press Republican outlines Fred Wiseman’s upcoming presentation at the Rokeby Museum in Ferrisburgh, VT on July 19 at 3 pm. Professor Wiseman will discuss his 4-year-old Seeds of Renewal project: searching for, collecting, and restoring many varieties of heirloom seeds used in historical and present-day Abenaki agriculture.

Native Creativity at the Mount Kearsarge Indian Museum

The Art Encompassed blog takes a look at the cultural and material treasures carefully maintained and displayed at this singular regional institution, with special emphasis on Abenaki basketmaking. The panoply of exhibits honor not only the heritage of the past but the creation of the future by contemporary Native American artists.