Native Americans

Melody Bodette / VPR

Volunteers at the Bixby Memorial Library in Vergennes are nearing the end of a two year project to document all of the artifacts in the library’s museum.

Many of items are Native American artifacts and some may need to be returned to the tribes they came from.

Toby Talbot / AP

The Wabanaki Confederacy is an alliance of native American nations that first came together centuries ago. They meet regularly to renew ties of friendship and discuss issues facing the native peoples of a wide geographical region.

Charlotte Albright / VPR

A few hundred Native American high school students are trying out college life this week at Dartmouth. They’re learning about financial aid and setting ambitious academic goals. It’s part of a nation-wide effort to improve access to higher education for tribal members.