Fall 2021 On Belonging Series

November 10th, 2021

N’Sibo: the River to Which I Belong

Rich Holschuh gave a wonderful presentation exploring the understanding that people are the land and the land is the people, including All of Our Relations. He explored principles of relationship, reciprocity, and responsibility.

Rich Holschuh is a resident of Wantastegok (Brattleboro, VT) and an independent historic and cultural researcher. He has served on the Vermont Commission on Native American Affairs and is a public liaison and Tribal Historic Preservation Officer for the Elnu Abenaki Tribe, members of the contemporary Indigenous community in Vermont. Rich is founder and director of the Atowi Project. His work draws upon indigenous history, linguistics, geography, and culture to share beneficial ways of seeing and being in relationship with place.


Watch the recording of Rich’s presentation here. 


The speaker series is hosted by Farrington Nature Linc, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Mass Audubon, Lincoln Land Conservation Trust, The Food Project, and The Walden Woods Project. Fall sponsorship by The Sudbury Foundation.