Cultural struggles talk at Abbe

BAR HARBOR — The struggles of African-Native Americans and how they relate to the Wabanaki tribes of Maine will be the subject of a panel discussion at the Abbe Museum here on Wednesday, July 10 from 6 to 8 pm.

Gabrielle Tayac, curator of the Smithsonian traveling exhibit “IndiVisible, African-Native American Lives in the Americas” will join John Dennis, Micmac scholar to explore themes of displacement, adoption and citizenship throughout the histories of African-Native Americans and Acadian/Wabanaki communities.

The talk is free and open to the public, thanks to support from the Smithsonian Community Grant program, funded by MetLife Foundation and the Maine Community Foundation.

The IndiVisible exhibit was developed, produced, and circulated by the National Museum of the American Indian, the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service. It is supported by an anonymous donor and the Latino Initiatives Pool, administered by the Smithsonian Latino Center. The exhibit will be on display at the Abbe Museum through Aug. 4.

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