This page is a space to share upcoming public events that are not sponsored or organized by First Light, but nevertheless might be of interest to our participants and those involved in work to expand Wabanaki stewardship of land in Maine. If you’d like to share information about an upcoming event, please email Thank you!

Masqewuloq (Birch Bark Canoe) Building Workshop. At Nibezun, Sun Jul 18th – Sat 31st (EDT). Nibezun would like to invite you to our first Masqewuloq (Birch Bark Canoe) building program with canoe builder Steve Cayard, whom has an extensive history of building Birch Bark Canoes since the 70’s. Steve has worked numerous times with Wabanaki Communities throughout his career that has warranted an impressive resume of experience. This workshop is to happen July 18th – 31st. It will take place at Nibezun over two five-day weeks and may extend into the intervening weekend, making a total possibly of 10-12 working days. The amount of participants is limited to a maximum of 8. We have 6 openings reserved for Wabanaki participants and 2 additional openings for non-Wabanaki participants.