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),…

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…

Nipmuc Youth Hand Drum Making 2018

Led by Larry “Spotted Crow” Mann

Gifting of Rabasak Canoe to Nipmuc People – 2018

Sweet Land Farm – Starks, 2017

Jay Robinson, owner of Sweet Land Farm in Starks, Maine gave us one of the most wonderful gifts we could hope for: he opened his land to indigenous people to work toward recovery of women-led…

Indigenous People Day – Starks, 2017

In March 2017, the town of Starks voted to replace columbus  day with Indigenous People’s Day. They set about organizing their inaugural celebration and invited Gedakina to collaborate by hosting visitors to our planting field…