There are several questions that we often receive from various individuals and organizations. We have created this FAQ reference for you to use.
How can we learn more about Abenaki history and the contemporary reality of indigenous people in NH?
- Please contact the Cowasuck Band of the Pennacook-Abenaki People and Commission on Native American Affairs
- See/read through our storymap and blogposts.
I found Indigenous sites, artifacts, and/or human remains, can you help me identify these?
- For site review: contact the New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources & the NH State Archaeologist, and Cowasuck Band of the Pennacook-Abenaki People
- For human remains: Call your local police department (911)
- For artifacts: Call the NH Division of Historical Resources or email firstname.lastname@example.org & the NH State Archaeologist, or email the Cowasuck Band
Where can we find someone to offer a presentation on Abenaki history or culture?
How can we learn about Indigenous Peoples’ Day and how to promote it in our town/city?
- Visit our Indigenous Peoples’ Day Resources page
We want to write a land recognition/acknowledgment statement — what should it say?
How can we address the harmful effects of the local mascots?
- Additional resources on our Mascots and Monuments page
How can I become an ally to Native Americans?
- This First Nations Development Institute – Reclaiming the Narrative About Native Americans Allies Guide PDF
- Amnesty International
- National Congress of American Indians
- Native Hope – You may particularly like to use the third book on the page “ebook” titled “How to Address Native American Issues as a Non-Native”
How can I join INHCC?
- Please email us
Where can I get support on legal issues and civil liberties – both local and national?
- Please contact ACLU