Melody Walker Brook presents “The Light Behind Our Eyes” Abenaki Perspectives on Personhood from 1pm-3pm. Identity is the heart of the human experience. Indigenous people occupy a unique cultural space and view the world through a different lens. Put on your Abenaki glasses and see a world full of people human and non-human. Melody Walker Brook is an educator, activist and artist, currently an adjunct professor at Champlain College. She has done ground breaking research on Abenaki Spirituality and is heavily involved in the Abenaki cultural revitalization movement. She works with museums, lectures in both the K-12 and collegiate level classroom on topics relating to the Eastern Woodlands and indigenous history.