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
If Waongote, like the Abenaki
converts in Sillery and, presumably, like Catherine Tekakwitha, had been eager to know about the life of her patron saint, she would have heard the story of a girl who had been able to achieve a spiritual triumph over the circumstances of her birth.
The Laurel and Abenakis
clubs had disbanded, and none of the players on the Precocious club had played the year before.
The author also misidentifies five Etchemins kidnapped in 1605 as "Eastern Abenakis
Conversely, February 1704 also saw a destructive raid by French Canadian militia and the Abenakis
of modern Vermont on Deerfield in Massachusetts.
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.
(36.) Settlers by 300 Abenakis
. (37.) Male settlers killed by Indians and French-Canadian colonial regulars.
Francis/Sokoki Band of Abenakis
; in Louisiana the Jena Band of Choctaws; in Washington the Duwamish Indian Tribe; in Nevada the Pahrump Band of Paiutes.
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.
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.
NESCAMBIOUIT (1660-1727), WAR CHIEF and spokesman of the Abenakis
, was recognized by Canada as a man of national historic significance.