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TEDxDirigo: RISE State Theatre, Portland, Maine

Indigenous Existence as Political Resistance

  • 2016
  • Activism
George Neptune is a Museum Educator at the Abbe Museum. George learned to make baskets with his Grandmother, Molly Neptune Parker, at the age of four; his baskets have been featured in multiple exhibits, and are part of the Abbe collection. George began teaching the art of basketmaking with his grandmother when he was eleven years old, and continues to do so to this day. He attended Gould Academy in Bethel, Maine, and graduated from Dartmouth College in 2010 with a BA in Theater, and was active in the Native American Studies Program. In 2007 and 2009, George was an Interpretive Ranger at Saint Croix Island International Historic Site and, after graduating from Dartmouth, worked in the After School/Summer programs at Indian Township School as the Cultural Activities Coordinator and Drama Instructor. Before joining the Abbe team, George was the Unit Director/Mentor Program Coordinator of the Passamaquoddy Boys and Girls Club at Indian Township.