Ko'asek (Co'wasuck) Traditional Band of Sovereign Abenaki Nation
Welcome to our website! Wlakamigen, Nitona... We, the Ko'asek (Co'wasuck) Traditional Band of the Sovereign Abenaki Nation trace the origin of our tribe back over 180 years, originating in what is now called Vermont.
Our Mission Statement
The Ko'asek (Co'wasuck) Traditional Band of the Sovereign Abenaki Nation, is committed to advancing knowledge and understanding of our Native culture in our traditional ways regarding our ancient territory.
Through partnership and cooperation with other Native people, we strive to unite within the Wabanaki Confederacy in peace and harmony. We strive to educate our members in our ancient ways and customs while incorporating these tools in our contemporary Native life today.
To learn more about our mission statement visit the "Our History" page.
Matthews was selected by Superintendent Jim LaRock to represent the Pipestone National Monument in this national project
Election/Inaugural Feast Gathering, Saturday, May 30, 2020
Election/Inaugural Feast Gathering Saturday, May 30, 2020, @12:00pm EST. A smudging service, a small feast ceremony, reading of our chiefs oaths, reading from Tribal Judge and Elder Karen, and a few words from Chief Paul and Sub-Chief Sandra.
Restoring Mainstreet: Chief Paul Podcast interview on Mascot Issues, aired Monday, August 10th @ 8 pm. by Gary A. Baribeault 1st Crown Point Group, LLC with What's My Role Now- https://www.facebook.com/rmsheart/
Privilege & Poverty: The Social Dynamics of Sustainable Food Systems in Vermont's Upper Valley via phone interview August 4th @ 3 pm. Julia Boger-Hawkins, Senior Sociology student at Massachusettes College of Liberal Arts interviewed Chief Paul discussing traditional Abenaki food, such as our 3 sister garden, our Abenaki corn, our practices/food issues currently impacting the community.
Abenaki Corn: Return of the Abenaki Corn by Charles Calley in 2009
Researching Your Northeast Metis Ancestors: February 10, 2015, by Ko'asek Chief Paul Bunnell