Originally posted on Turtle Talk:
Department of the Interior Announces Final Federal Recognition Process to Acknowledge Indian Tribes Initiative Reforms a Process Long Criticized as “Broken,” Increases Transparency in Important Review of Tribal Recognition Status WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today released a final rule to reform the regulatory process by which the Department… Continue reading New Federal Acknowledgment Process Regs
A Big thanks to the Manchester Union Leader They published a wonderful article on the Voices of the Koas! We are humbled at our ability to help promote and educate about the history, culture and music of the Abenaki people. Continue reading A Big thanks to the Manchester Union Leader!
Voices of the Koas now has a CD for sale! LAL8MAW8GAN which means voices in Abenaki, is a live recording of nine of the the Voices adult singers and five of the girl singers. Special length versions of the Abenaki Lullaby and the Womans Healing song are on this CD. Hear two minutes of the Healing Song Videos of Voices singing. We are working on … Continue reading LAL8MAW8GAN (voice)
Through the singing of historic Abenaki songs, and teaching of dances and games intermingled with stories, the Voices of the Koas, dressed in post contact period clothes, playing traditional hand drums and rattles teach the audience about the people who lived in the Upper Connecticut River Valley of New Hampshire & Vermont. Some of the members of Voices of the Koas, are members of Koasek Traditional Band of the Koas Abenaki Nation, http://koasekofthekoas.org Don’t you just want to hear … Continue reading Who are the VOICES?