Now in its 11th printing, is utilized in schools throughout New England. The story tells the plight of a young boy growing up Abenaki in a community where many playmates ridicule him. By the story’s end he is proud of who he is since his culture is a rich one. Accompanying the story is a teacher’s guide which includes study questions and Native American craft activities for the classroom.
A Curriculum Framework of the Middle Level is utilized in all schools statewide. It is the first social studies text aligned with the Vermont Standards. This initiative provides training and professional development for educators and social service providers throughout the state.
Against the Darkness
A DVD/ CD combination that is state of the art imagery which conveys seven generations of an Abenaki community family 1789 — present. The CD allows for a teacher to log onto the most comprehensive offering on Abenaki culture which can be used in grades K-12. This hands—on multidisciplinary technological tool is available to all students throughout the State of Vermont.