The Abenakis Museum spearheads the activities of the Odanak Historical Society, a non-profit organization founded in 1964 to promote the cultural development of the Abenaki nation and its traditions.
The Museum’s mission is to engage and develop a sustainable dialogue between Abenaki culture and community members. In so doing, it places the museum’s responsibilities at the heart of the preservation and transmission of future generations of knowledge, the know-how and traditions of the Abenaki nation.
As tools to serve the citizens of Odanak, as well as the inhabitants of the Center-du-Québec region, the Abenakis Museum must be a center for the dissemination of Abenaki culture. , a gateway for Aboriginal people exhibiting and presenting for non-Aboriginal projects from the region. By assuming this triple role, the museum is a significant contributor to the creation of an original regional cultural offer and a work of art in the region.