In this conversation we talk about Traditional Land Use and what that means to this Fine Artist of Birch Bark Canoe and other Wabanaki Traditional Arts. We talk about this area known as N’Dakinna, the land of the people of the Dawnland, Alnobak. Aaron has returned to his homeland after many years of living in other Algonguin Territories and Practicing Living Culture. We are always honored to have these conversations and look forward to more!! This week on Moccasin Tracks we talked with Aaron York from the Nulhegan Abenaki (abenakitribe.org). He is a member of the Abenaki Artists Association and from their website (abenakiart.org Bio: “Aaron York is an internationally celebrated traditional artist, educator, public speaker and mentor. He is the owner and founder of the Red Child Studio of Fine Wabanaki Arts. Although best known for his skills as a birchbark canoe artisan, he has also revived several other rare Wabanaki art forms such as brides boxes and highly embellished crooked knives. His pieces are of equal complexity to the ancestral examples known in museums and private collections. As a result, his arts can be found in museums and high-end private collections resting aside pieces of Wabanaki greats …”

ON World Possibilities | November 2, 2017 | 5:00 am

Moccasin Tracks

In this conversation we talk about Traditional Land Use and what that means to this Fine Artist of Birch Bark Canoe and other Wabanaki Traditional Arts. We talk about this area known as N’Dakinna, the land of the people of the Dawnland, Alnobak. Aaron has returned to his homeland after many years of living in other Algonguin Territories and Practicing Living Culture. We are always honored to have these conversations and look forward to more!! This week on Moccasin Tracks we talked with Aaron York from the Nulhegan Abenaki (abenakitribe.org). He is a member of the Abenaki Artists Association and from their website (abenakiart.org Bio: “Aaron York is an internationally celebrated traditional artist, educator, public speaker and mentor. He is the owner and founder of the Red Child Studio of Fine Wabanaki Arts. Although best known for his skills as a birchbark canoe artisan, he has also revived several other rare Wabanaki art forms such as brides boxes and highly embellished crooked knives. His pieces are of equal complexity to the ancestral examples known in museums and private collections. As a result, his arts can be found in museums and high-end private collections resting aside pieces of Wabanaki greats …”

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