Lacrosse, Little Brother of War, or The Spirit Game...No matter what you call it, the game require the players to have great skill and demonstrate physical prowess. Babaskwahomwôgan:The Spirit Game brings together a collection of traditional and modern Lacrosse sticks, with family images of players and the original artwork from the book Swift Deer’s Spirit Game. Watercolor paintings by Francine Poitras Jones bring the game and a village to life.
Author Brian Chevenert and illustrator Francine Poitras Jones, both members of the Vermont Abenaki Artists Association will be at the opening reception for a book signing.
The Art Gallery Reception is free, but if you would like to walk around the Museum the cost for this day only, will be $5.00.