Who We Are

It is the mission of the Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi to engage in efforts that will promote and sustain a strong, healthy, and united community for the members of the Abenaki Nation.

It is further our purpose to improve the quality of life for the tribal members we serve by identifying, addressing, and working to decrease gaps in service and treatment across the spectrums of health, human, and social services.

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Supporting our tribal members

Services Available

We're deeply committed to the well-being and development of our community members. Through a variety of essential services, we strive to uphold our rich heritage, foster health and education, and strengthen community bonds. 

A Landmark Moment in Tribal History

State Recognition Achieved

On Monday, May 7th, 2012, Vermont Governor Shumlin signed into law tribal recognition for the St. Francis-Sokoki Band of the Abenaki Nation at Missisquoi. 

This historic act marked a significant milestone in the journey towards acknowledgment and respect for the Abenaki people. It opened new avenues for cultural preservation and legal rights, signaling a new era of recognition and empowerment for the tribe.

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News

This event is a celebration of our Missisquoi Abenaki Heritage, held on Memorial Day Weekend.

The Abenaki Nation of Missisquoi would like to congratulate our scholarship winner Molly Medor of Highgate, VT. Best wishes for a great freshman year!

Events

In this class, we will weave a traditional Abenaki black ash basket.

A drawing held at the Tribal Office HQ for kids aged 1 to 12.

This event is a celebration of our Missisquoi Abenaki Heritage, held on Memorial Day Weekend.

This is an informational meeting held at the Tribal Office HQ.

An Abenaki Beading class, taught by Takara Hansell.

Free Social, Emotional, and Creative Skill Building!

Create in a collaborative setting!

Art Studio with optional instructional activities and social opportunities!

Join us to make a ribbon skirt with Healing Stitches!

A free art journaling session, held at the Swanton Library.

Food Pantry

Since 2015, the Abenaki Nation Food Pantry has been a vital resource for our Elders, children, and families, providing nutritious food to over 500 clients monthly. We’re open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9:00am to 2:00pm. Come visit us!

Our pantry thrives on the generosity of donations, ensuring we can continue to serve our community's needs. If you'd like to contribute or place an order, just give us a call at (802) 868-6255 – we're here to help.

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