Honoring the Past • Healing the Present • Celebrating the Future

invitation River Stories April 4
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Apr 4, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: Nisnol Siboal/Two Rivers: Celebrating the Waters of Ndakinna (Our Land)
Register in advance for this webinar:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. Important Note: Due to web-hosting restrictions only 100 people can register and be able to ask questions. Others are free to view on The Nolumbeka Project Facebook page:


but unfortunately won’t be able to take part in the Q&A.

Many thanks to Mascoma Bank, the Babson 2020 Fund of the Peace Development Fund, and Great River Hydro for sponsoring our webcast. We also thank Thetford Academy, the Dartmouth College Native American Studies Program, the Connecticut River Conservancy and Jack Elliot of the The Lyme Inn in Lyme, NH, for their wholehearted support of our cancelled March 14 event. We hope for an opportunity to work together in the future.
We plan another webcast for April 18, presenters to be announced. We will e-mail a similar invitation to you and keep you updated regarding our future events. If you have feedback about our premiere webcast we welcome your comments.
We wish everyone good health and safety during this interlude and look forward to seeing you again in person in the near future. We learned this closing phrase from Don Stevens, Chief of the Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk – Abenaki Nation which is so fitting for these times:
Waolowzi (Be Very Well)
Joseph and Jesse Bruchac
For over forty years Joseph Bruchac has been creating literature and music that reflect his Indigenous heritage and traditions and is the author of more than 120 books. He has shared traditional tales of the Native peoples of the Northeastern Woodlands widely in Europe and throughout the United States
Jesse Bowman Bruchac is a traditional storyteller, musician, and Abenaki language instructor. He works as co-director of his family run education center Ndkinna. He has also acted as consultant, translator, composer, and language coach for programs on AMC, National Geographic, and PBS.

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Offering of Thankfulness
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to see pictures from the 6th Annual Pocumtuck Homelands Festival.
It was fantastic!  Thanks to all who participated, volunteered and attended. We’re doing it again next year and welcome donations. 
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Our Mission

The mission of the Nolumbeka Project is to promote a deeper, broader and more accurate depiction of the history of the Native Americans/American Indians of New England before and during European contact and colonization;


To protect and preserve sites sacred to, and of historic value to, the Native Americans/American Indians of New England; to create and promote related educational opportunities, preservation projects and cultural events; and to work in partnership, as much as possible, with the tribes.


We will strive to exemplify the Native American/American Indian peoples’ respect for Mother Earth and all living beings; to be mindful of our role as caretakers for future generations; and to honor our connection to the Earth and Sky and to the Creator.

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Who We Are

The Nolumbeka Project, Inc. is a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation of the history of Native Americans/American Indians of New England through educational programs, art, history, music, heritage seed preservation and cultural events. We are actively building, maintaining and expanding an historical archive research library for use by the Tribes and Educators of the Northeast and beyond.

Our Board of Directors is comprised of volunteers who have been active for more than 40 years in a number of other preservation, historical research, environmental and social justice organizations. 

Several of our Board members are of mixed Native American  /American Indian heritage.  


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Please Help Us Continue This Work.

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