Kwenitekw | Connecticut River

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  • Kwenitekw (Connecticut River)

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From "The Long Story" by Rich Holschuh: ..."This is an Indigenous view of the world. This is why Place is so important. These interactions and overlapping realities are shaped by the ways that the entities of a particular place are relating to each other, in the moment – they are present, together, in that Place. In any other location, there would be necessarily be a different set of actors, interacting in different ways. The dictionary definition of an Indigenous person is “ the original people of a place.” The critical characteristic here is the landscape within which the People (and every other entity there) are connected; the Place is the lens through which they define themselves. They, and the Place, are the same thing. It is no accident that the Abenaki word “tôni” means both “where” and “how.” The setting matters that much".

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Tour Stop Location: Kwenitekw - Connecticut River

Bridge Street, Brattleboro, New Hampshire 05301, United States

Research & Production

Audio Producer: Reg Martell

Research & Narration: Rich Holschuh

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