We celebrate Vermont’s Abenaki, others on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Vermont, home of the Abenaki for 13,000 years, joins six other states in marking Indigenous Peoples’ Day today.

Learn more about Vermont’s recognized tribes, the local observance’s origins, and how celebrities, including Sierra Teller Ornelas and Adam Beach, view the ways Native Americans are represented in film and media.

“You just never see Indians on TV. When you do, it’s one guy and he has to transform into a wolf or something,” Teller Ornelas said. Read the full story here. (Photo courtesy of “Entertainment Tonight.”)