Abenaki

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a member of the Algonquian people of Maine and southern Quebec

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While the Eastern Abenakis of Maine and the Western Abenaki of Canada are recognized by the state, provincial and national governments, the Abenaki populations residing in New Hampshire and Vermont face a continued struggle for recognition from their respective states and the federal government.
This article features some of the most recent work of Rhonda Besaw, a beadwork artist of Abenaki descent, from Whitefield, New Hampshire.
First is that his books, first appearing in print around 1830, were written entirely in the Abenaki language.
That name of his, one of the many names he was known by--including Peter Masta, Pial Pol, and Pierre Paul Osunkherhine--means either "The Birds are Flying" or "He Who Comes by Flying" in the Abenaki language he so loved.
Calloway (1990: 10) describes the Western Abenaki organization as "fluid and flexible, and bands accommodated both separation and integration.
It is the second CD by the Dawnland Singers, a Native American performance group that was formed in 1993, when they were featured at the Abenaki Cultural Heritage Days in Vermont.
Presentations by the Dawnland Singers typically include new and traditional northeastern Native music mixed with Abenaki storytelling.
So he took them to an Abenaki Reserve and his informants there said they definitely weren't Western Abenaki.
The reader may well sympathize with the general, especially when Anderson puts in a reminder about William Henry but says nothing about why British soldiers at Louisbourg are getting killed by Micmacs and Abenakis .
6) For the use of the ritual of baptism among the Abenakis and Montagnais to symbolize alliance with both the French and other Amerindian groups, see Kenneth M.
Marcotte is a traditional artist descended from the Sacandaga Valley Abenakis, French Canadians, and eighteenth-century New England settlers.
The Indian Act Revisited exhibit is well worth the visit at the Musee des Abenakis.
Abenakis artists such as Odanak chef Lysanne O'Bomsawin, Huron-Wendats artists from Wendake near Quebec City and Innu artists from Mashteuiatsh were among those who shared their crafts and stories within tipis circling the commoners' park.
A gentle flow of people mingled on the grounds throughout the events, some purchasing souvenir T-shirts and pins from the event organizers, Land InSights, or sampling Abenakis cuisine.
The mountain, Banks makes clear, is a "monadnock," the Abenaki word for erosion-resistant hill.