Thank you for your interest in First Light events! As the year goes on, we are committed to programs that make space for the First Light community and Wabanaki partners to come together and further the collective work of First Light. This page will be updated as we’re able to share more details about these gatherings.

Becoming Ambassadors – Gathering

Join us in Midcoast Maine on June 2nd for a day of conversation, peer-to-peer learning, and support around continuing our organizations’ commitments to Wabanaki solidarity.

When: June 2nd, 2023

Where: Midcoast Maine (venue TBD)

Becoming Ambassadors – Community Conversations

This summer, we’ll build from the Becoming Ambassadors Gathering with a series of community conversations over Zoom. Join us…

  • Tuesday, June 20, 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Wednesday, July 26, 4 PM – 5 PM
  • Tuesday, August 29, 4 PM – 5 PM

Please reach out to ellie [at] for more details and the Zoom links.

First Light Short Course 2023

For the second summer in a row, First Light will offer an in-person short course to help share the learning across staff and board members at First Light organizations who haven’t had the chance to join a learning journey. Registration details will be available in the spring.

When: August 22 – 25, 2023

Where: Knoll Farm, Fayston, Vermont

Stay tuned for…

Becoming Ambassadors – Navigating Legal Questions

  • Discuss the legal aspects to working in solidarity with Wabanaki communities in this one-day training. September 2023, exact date TBD!

Becoming Ambassadors – An Indigenous Lens on Organizational Transformation

  • What does organizational change look like? Hear from Indigenous leaders in this one-day training. October 2023, exact date TBD!

First Light Canoe Trip 2023

  • We are excited to support another First Light canoe trip with Mahoosuc Guide Service. Stay tuned for location, dates, and how to get involved.