Past Event: Wabanaki Women’s Drum-Making / Sweetgrass Braiding

On September 17th and 18th, 2016, Gedakina held a drum-making and sweetgrass braiding workshop, with 30+ women from various Wabanaki tribes in attendance. Check out some of their beautiful craftsmanship in the photo gallery!

Past Event: Drum Making Workshop

In February and March of 2016, Gedakina co-sponsored a Drum Making Workshop that was held at the Passamaquoddy Reservation in Indian Township, Maine. The workshop took place in the course of four sessions that spanned…

Upcoming Events at Amherst College, April 14-15, 2016

Please join us at Amherst College for an important series of events centered around the visiting display of the Sing Our Rivers Red Earring Project  Rise Up! Spoken Word Event featuring Dine’ (Navajo) poet Hannabah Blue 4:00…

Youth Skiing Trip

Gedakina’s Outdoor Activity Coordinators Mark Ranco and Susan Soctomah chaperoned a Youth Skiing Trip as part of the PathFinders initiative. Everyone had a great day!  

Deconstructing the Myths of “The First Thanksgiving”

Please check out the first addition to our new Articles section: Deconstructing the Myths of “The First Thanksgiving” by Judy Dow

Thanksgiving Announcement 2015

  Greetings, To our friends, our extended family of community members, supporters and allies, we are rapidly approaching the Thanksgiving Holidays and are once again asking for your support of our annual fundraiser. 100% of…

We are here and she is in us: Revisiting the Skywoman Story

Oct 22, 2015, 5 P.M. – Amherst College – Cole Assembly Room – Converse Hall

Internship Opportunities with Gedakina

Gedakina is accepting applications for a summer and potential year-round internship for Massachusetts and southern New England. An ideal candidate would be a college undergraduate or graduate student interested in pursuing a career in education,…

2015 Annual Nanrantsouak Memorial Gathering

August 23 – Mid Day til Dusk Mizi Negewet kamigwezoi (Families Gathered Together) ————————————————- Nemikkwaldamnana Nanrantsouak (We Remember Norridgewock) Please join us for the annual gathering at Nanrantsouak located off father Rasle Road in Madison,…


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…