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Homeschool Days: Wabanaki Traditions (Ages 8-18)

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

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One event on May 13, 2024 at 12:00 pm

Monday, May 13, 10-11:30 a.m. & noon-1:30 p.m.

Join us for a special walk through our garden and woodlands with Passamaquoddy educator Sandra Bassett. Sandra will share her personal story, demonstrate singing and drumming, and teach a sampling of Passamaquoddy words. Participants will also learn about the traditional uses of some of our native plants. 

Registration for this program includes admission for one child and one adult. Families who register multiple children or multiple programs receive a special discounted rate. Financial Aid is available. Please email Erika Huber at ehuber@mainegardens.org for an application. 


Instructor bio:

Sandra Bassett Peskotomuhkat graduated from the University of Southern Maine in 2021 with a BSW and a Minor in Wabanaki Language and is the first to receive a Wabanaki Language Certificate from USM in 2022. She has been working on her Passamaquoddy language for years and is close to receiving a Language Teaching Certificate from the Department of Education. For over a decade she has been working in corrections bringing a solution and hope to the inmates. Sandra has a strong passion for the work she is doing and feels it is both an honor and a privilege. For the past two years, Sandra has discovered other passions including gardening and drumming. She enjoys sharing her traditional songs.



May 13
10:00 am - 11:30 am
$10 – $12
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Bosarge Family Education Center
Botanical Gardens Drive
Boothbay, ME United States


Sandra Bassett