Gedakina Christmas 2020

The amazing collaborative effort for our Gedakina families.

One Shelf Project

Gedakina is pleased to announce a new children’s book initiative. We have always had the goal of educating the teachers who work with our students as we believe it is important to help our students…

Pressure canning with Algonquin Squash

Watch our Gedakina ladies as they pressure can Algonquin squash.

Rose Hips with Mihku Paul

Join Mihku Paul to learn how to harvest and process Rose Hips.

Sweet Fern with Mihku Paul

Join Mihku Paul to learn to harvest and process Sweet Fern.

Response to assist community needs amid pandemic

Gedakina has been a staple in several communities throughout New England since 2002. Gedakina, a Native-led organization, has activities which focus on leadership development, early reader literacy, community health and wellness, traditional ecological knowledge (TEK),…

Three Sisters Garden & other Traditional Ecological Knowledge

Our Three Sisters Garden Project and other TEK.

COVID-19 Rapid Response

In cooperation with our generous funders, Nellie Mae Educational Foundation, Bay & Paul Foundation, Novo Foundation and New Perennials Rapid Response Funding with Middlebury College, Gedakina was able to assist 48 families with financial assistance;…

Joe Bruchac Event

Gedakina sponsored 3 days of storytelling with Joe and Jesse Bruchac.  A community evening event in collaboration with the Springfield Town Library and Brattleboro High School. Joe Bruchac lives int he Adirondack mountain foothills and much…

Giving Thanks Drive 2019

As you probably know GEDAKINA has been doing a Thanksgiving Turkey, food basket/grocery gift card program since we became a “formal nonprofit organization” back in 2002. Before GEDAKINA, founding members helped to start and fund…