Abenaki Tribal

Tribal Council and Maquam Board of Directors Joint Meeting – February 21 2019

Tribal Council and Maquam Board of Directors Joint Meeting Tribal Office, Swanton February 21, 2019 6:00 – 8:00 pm   AGENDA   6:00   Call Meeting to Order Public Comments 6:05    Approval of January Board Meeting Minutes – Tribal Council 6:10    Approval of January […]

Tribal Council Minutes – December 2018

DECEMBER  2018 MINUTES Present for the meeting: Morgan Lamphere, Lester Lampman, John Vincelette, Jason Churchill, Brian Barrett, and Chief Rich.   Absent: Lance Lampman ( Medical reasons ) Guests:  Jeannie Bartlett( Franklin County Natural Resources) Adam Noel,Cody Hemenway & Louise Larevee 1805 hrs: Meeting called to […]

Tribal Council Agenda – December 2018

Tribal Council Agenda – December 2018

Tribal Council Agenda December 20th  2018 6PM Open meeting 6:05 Visitors: Jeannie Bartlett District Manager, Franklin County Conservation District Natural Resources Conservation Service Field Office New Business 6:15 Opening ceremony request. UVM David Massell at the “The water between” conference on April 8th. 6:25 Discuss […]

Election Results

Election Results

Tribal Council Election results are in and are as follows: Lance Lampman, 75 Votes Brian “Butch” Barratt, 70 Votes Jason Churchill, 67 Votes John Vincelette, 63 Votes Crystal Lampman, 34 Votes Cody Hemenway, 26 Votes William Brotherton, 19 Votes Leaving our new tribal counsel of Eugene Rich, Chief […]

Tribal Council Minutes – April 2018

Tribal Council Meeting April 19, 2018 Attendance: Chief Eugene Rich, Lester Lampman, Morgan Lamphere, Cody Hemenway, Crystal Lampman, Louise Lampman-Larivee, Ken Sturm, Adam Noel Minutes read from March meeting, no discussion. Lester motions to accept minutes as read seconded by Cody. Vote Unanimous Missisquoi National […]

Tribal Council Minutes – March 2018

Tribal Council Meeting Minutes March 15, 2018 Attendance: Crystal Lampman, Cody Hemenway, Eugene Rich, Lester Lampman, William Brotherton, Louise Lampman-Larivee, Morgan Lamphere Meeting Opened: 1807 hours Minutes from February Meeting read, correction to email address as AbenakiNation.com. Eugene motions to accept minutes, seconded by William. […]

Songs of Power; Entities of Light

Songs of Power; Entities of Light: Spirituality and Worldview of the Abenakis and their Wabanaki Neighbors 9:00 Am-4:00 PM, March 24th.  Abenaki Tribal Headquarters 100 Grand Ave. Swanton What are the fundamental elements of our ancient spirituality? What is power? Did/do we have shamans and what do shamans do?  What does “All our relations” mean, spiritually? What is personal ceremony  (birth, puberty, marriage, profession, […]

Abenaki Drumming & Dancing

Abenaki Drumming & Dancing

Learn to sing / dance with us.  This will be an ongoing set of sessions set around multiple events though out the year.  Never too late to join in.  Come and try it out.

The Function of the Tribal Council

The Function of the Tribal Council

The Sovereign Republic of the Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi has seven elected Tribal Council Members. The Missisquoi Abenaki Tribal Council acts as an advisory group to the Chairman and enact resolutions which have the force of LAW when approved by a simple majority at a regular citizenship […]