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SWANTON ARTS COUNCIL

SWANTON ARTS COUNCIL

SWANTON ARTS COUNCIL Entrepreneur’s Breakfast Group starting in Swanton! Join in on the excitement with the initial meeting on Friday, February 15th at Cody’s Café at 9AM. This group is for anyone who owns a business or hopes to own one someday soon. Questions? Contact […]

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 […]

Maquam Bay of Missisquoi Board of Directors 01-10-2019

Maquam Bay of Missisquoi Board of Directors
Abenaki Nation Conference Room
Tribal Office, Swanton
January 10, 2019
6:30 – 8:00 pm
AGENDA
6:30 Call Meeting to Order
6:35 Public Comments regarding current and future agendas
6:40 Approval of November Board Meeting Minutes
6:45 Approval of December Board Meeting Minutes
6:50 Treasurer’s Report
7:05 Grant Reports
• DOL Grant Report
• STOP Grant Report
7:20 Old Business



Proposal for Time Study for DOL instead of the timesheet
Creation of an Events Committee
Follow-up on DCF/St.Alban’s visit to November MBM meeting
Modify current space rental Waiver Form

7:40 New Business
• Discussion and planning for new Youth Services funding
• Proposal to modify by-laws to terminate a board member if they miss three
consecutive meetings
8:00 Adjournment

Your opinion counts!!!

Your opinion counts!!!

We are asking you to fill out this quick survey to see what interested you. This survey will run until March 2nd and with determining our top ten. We will then ask you to vote for the top three which we will try to move […]

Drum Making With Kids

Drum Making With Kids

Last night we had our drum making event which was a blast the kids had great fun after eating a lovely prepared food we even go Chief Eugene in the kitchen helping make up some grilled cheese.  There fun had by all.

Special Thank You to Gedakina  Organization for the Drum DonationsMaquam Bay of Missisquoi Inc. / Abenaki Nation 
Special Thank You to Brian ” Butch ” Barratt for the use of “Cookie Barratt ”  hole punch we couldn’t of done it with out it. 

Christmas Party 2018

Christmas Party 2018

Another hugely successful Christmas Party at the tribal building again this year.  Saints grand entrance on the TDI truck all lite up was superb.  We would love to thank everyone who came and to the people who make the event possible thank you for another […]

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 […]

MBM Agenda December 13, 2018

Maquam Bay of Missisquoi Board of Directors
Abenaki Nation Conference Room
Tribal Office, Swanton
December 13, 2018
6:30 – 8:00 pm
AGENDA
6:30 Call Meeting to Order
∙Public Comments regarding current and future agendas
∙Note ground rules
6:35 Approval of November Board Meeting Minutes
6:45 Finance Report (Adam Noel)
∙ Treasurer’s Report
∙ Community Room/Board Room rental policy (discussion)
∙ Budget Proposal (discussion, modifications, approval)
-Final approval needed by Tribal Council
7:05 DOL Director’s Report
7:15 Old Business
7:25 New Business
7:35 Executive Session
∙Discuss hours worked in the STOP grant program as it relates to payroll
7:55 Meeting Dates
8:00 Adjournment

The Learning Circle Gathering

The Learning Circle Gathering

Learning Circle Gathering This month we examine the Archaic Period, and we will see what exciting artifacts and spiritual practices were developed by our ancestors. I think you will be amazed by what we know about this forgotten chapter of our ancestral history. Hope to […]

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 […]

Halloween Party 2018

Halloween Party 2018

We had a blast last night at the party. The turn out was huge 232 came to the party 135 went through the scary haunted house. It is successes like these that make us happy.