OPINION: Ethan Allen unfriendly to Abenaki? Battle continues - Brattleboro Reformer

A Vermont Native-American leader calls Ethan Allen “a justifiably deflated folk hero” in the latest of a series of Brattleboro Reformer letters arguing about the legacy of Vermont’s founder.

"The missive purported to address perceived inaccuracies in a previous letter of June 18, “The Allen brothers are symbols of wrong done to Abenaki.” Without belaboring the politics, I must cry foul on a few of the respondent’s assertions, made to bolster the tarnished reputation of a justifiably-deflated folk hero."

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