FOR CHILDREN

Winter in the Dawnland: Wabanaki Stories and Craft Activity

Posted Dec. 22, 2013, at 4:19 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 1 p.m. to 1 p.m.

Location: Abbe Museum, 26 Mount Desert Street, Bar Harbor, Maine

For more information: George Neptune, Museum Educator; 207-288-3519; abbemuseum.org

In Wabanaki culture, the winter season was traditionally a time of quiet introspection and, most importantly, a time to share traditional stories. In this new program series designed for children, each month will feature a different traditional story from the Wabanaki tribes and a craft activity that relates to the story. This month, join Museum Educator, George Neptune and hear stories such as Muwin and the Seven Bird Hunters, the Girl who Married a Star, and legends of the Star People—then, weave and decorate your own paper star to take home with you! Free and open to the public.

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