The Skowhegan History House Museum & Research Center plans to continues its Wabanaki Voices Speaker Series with Natalie Michelle, member of the Panawapskwei (Penobscot) Nation, at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 7, at Tewksbury Hall on Weston Avenue, and also will be broadcast via Zoom.

She will present “The Impacts of Earth Changes on Turtle Island; The Wabanaki.” Her lecture will review the historical and climate impact on cultural customs and practices of indigenous interrelationship and interdependency linking Native lifeways within the ecology, according to a news release from the center.

Michelle’s diverse background includes Nursing and Bachelor of Science degree in Human Nutrition and a Master of Arts degree in Public Administration, Pi Alpha Alpha, with a concentration in Environmental Management and Sustainability. She is a doctorate in Interdisciplinary Studies in Ethnobotanical Studies at the University of Maine at Orono. Her interests are in areas of Climate Change Impacts on Cultural Practices, Food Sovereignty, Indigenous Research Methodology, and TEK and Language as an Adaptive Strategy.

Masks are required for in-person attendance. To register for the Zoom link, visit For more information, call 207-474-6632.

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