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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.
First is that his books, first appearing in print around 1830, were written entirely in the Abenaki language.
The Jesuit father Jacques Bigot, writing at the Abenaki mission in Sillery a few years after Catherine Tekakwitha's death, observes that the Jesuits were "obliged to give two names to many" of their neophytes "in order to avoid Confusion in a great number"; the neophytes, however, "do not wish, for the most part, to be called by anything but their baptismal names--insomuch that I lately had all the difficulty in the world in drawing from some persons their family names (noms de famille); one answered me that they had no other name here than that of their baptism.
The Laurel and Abenakis clubs had disbanded, and none of the players on the Precocious club had played the year before.
Reflecting on her own experience as an Abenaki citizen whose tribe is not recognized by state or federal governments, she writes:
Conversely, February 1704 also saw a destructive raid by French Canadian militia and the Abenakis of modern Vermont on Deerfield in Massachusetts.
8) Otros grupos de "las primeras naciones"--nombre que se les da en Canada a los aborigenes, sean estos inuits o indo-americanos--que habitan en Quebec son: abenakis, algonquinos, attikameks, hurones, metis, micmacs, mohawks y naskapis.
The colony got off to a good start, opening a fur trade with local Indians, the Abenakis, and building a sturdy sailboat, the Virginia, to explore the coast and rivers.
The University of Wyoming assistant professor of history has written several books on the topic, including The Western Abenakis of Vermont, 1600--1800: War, Migration, and the Survival of an Indian People.
Calloway, Department of History, University of Wyoming, is the author of The Western Abenakis of Vermont: War, Migration, and the Survival of an Indian People, 1600-1800 (1990) and editor of Revolution and Confederation, a volume in the series Early American Indian Documents: Laws and Treaties (forthcoming, gen.
These Abenakis gossiped, laughed, and jested, in the language in which Eliot's Indian Bible is written, the language which has been spoken in New England who shall say how long?
Track 17, "Metacomet (King Phillip)" pays respect to the 17th-century Wampanoag chief who fought British colonists in what became known as King Phillip's War, a pivotal event in New England history, while Track 9, "Wawanolet (Song for Greylock)" refers to the 18th-century chief of the Abenakis who similarly fought colonial settlers.
His reputation and abilities as a diplomat made him a worthy representative of his nation, notably with Louis XIV, who received him at the French Court and sought his influence in maintaining an alliance with the Abenakis.
The Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) of Western New York such as the Seneca and Tuscarora and those Iroquois living on the nearby Six Nations Reserve in Brantford, Ontario, the Wabanaki from eastern Canada and the maritime area, which included the Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, Maliseet and Mi'kmaq, and a mixed group of Indians (primarily Mohawks) and western Abenakis from the Indian reserves near Montreal such as at Akwesasne (St Regis) and Kahnawake (Caughnawaga).
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 .