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Definition of the noun abenaki
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noun - plural: Abenakis
- a member of the Algonquian people of Maine and southern Quebec
Alternative definition of the noun abenaki
- A complex of dialects of one of the Eastern Algonquian languages, originally spoken in what is now Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and Quebec.
- The Eastern Abenaki (Penobscot) or especially the Western Abenaki language.
- A member of an Algonquian First People from northeastern North America (the Abenakis).
- Abenaki a.k.a. Abenaki language: Abenaki, or Abnaki, is a nearly extinct Algonquian language of Quebec and Maine. There were two varieties, Eastern and Western, which differ in vocabulary and phonology, and are sometimes considered distinct languages.
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- Abenaki a.k.a. Abnaki, Eastern Language is an human language.
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The Original Vermonters (1994)
Native Inhabitants, Past and Present by William A. Haviland, Marjory W. Power
The Montagnais' name for these southeasterners was "Dawn Land People," and Abenaki is a corruption of the Montagnais word. The Abenakis of whom the Montagnais spoke lived in what today is the state of Maine, and by 1637 it had ...
by John Elder
Abenaki is the collective name for a number of Native peoples in Vermont, New Hampshire, Quebec, and Maine. The "People of the Dawn" — so named because they could see the sunrise before anyone else on the continent — seem ...
by Walter William Skeat
Abenaki is a dialect of the Algonquin race of N. American Indians, spoken in Lower Canada and Maine. SKIT, the clouds, the heavens. (Scand.) M. E. skie, skye, in the sense of' cloud ;' Chaucer, Ho. of Fame, iii. 510. Used in the mod. general ...
An Encyclopedia of Social, Political, Cultural, and Economic History by James Ciment
In addition to disease, Europeans brought new religions and technologies to Abenaki country. The fur trade flourished, with Abenakis bringing in beaver pelts for manufactured cloth, glass bottles and mirrors, metal goods, and wampum (a ...
by Carl Waldman
Abenaki, pronounced AB-eh-nah-kee, can be translated from the Algonquian language as “those living at the sunrise,” “people of the dawn land,” or “ easterners.” (The Algonquian word itself is wapanahki; alternative spellings include Abnaki, ...
The Vermont Encyclopedia (2003)
by John J. Duffy, Samuel B. Hand, Ralph H. Orth
Abenaki A term used by the French meaning "Eastern Indians," Abenaki is probably derived from the seventeenth-century Innu or Montagnais term for people living in Northern New England and the Canadian Maritimes. It is cognate to the ...
by William Pencak
ABENAKI. The Indians who lived in northern New England, southeastern Quebec , and what became the maritime provinces of Canada were known as the Abenaki. They were divided into about 20 eastern (coastal) and western ( Connecticut ...
by Christopher Moseley
Abenaki [42, 43]isa nearly extinct Eastern Algonquian dialect complex, originally spokenfrom Massachusetts totheSt Lawrence River valley, including mostof presentday northernNew England andparts of Quebec.Two dialectareas, oremergent ...
by Peter C. Holloran
ABENAKI. “People of the sunrise,” the name of the Native American people (also called the Wabanaki) most numerous in northern New England. The Eastern Abenaki formed a confederacy of Algonquian-speaking tribes in Maine and New ...
by Josephine Paterek
The name Abenaki is a corruption of a Montagnais word meaning "dawn land people." The Eastern Abenaki lived in Maine along the coast and inland; the major tribe was the Penobscot (discussed later in this chapter). The Western Abenaki ...
by Rayna Green, Melanie Fernandez
The name Abenaki refers to the 'People of the Dawn Land', a number of Algonquian- speaking peoples (including Pennacook, Penobscot, Sokokis, Pigwacket, Norridgewock, Kennebec, Androscoggin and Wawenock). They lived in the area ...
by Bruce E. Johansen, Barry M. Pritzker
The Abenakis were a group of Algonquin tribes, sometimes discussed as Eastern Abenaki (including Kennebecs, Penobscots, Arosagunticooks, and Pigwackets) and Western Abenakis (including Penacooks, Winnipesaukees, and Sokokis).
History, Culture, and Peoples by Barry Pritzker
There was also a seventeenth- and eighteenth-century Abenaki Confederacy consisting of these and other tribes, such as the Maliseet, Micmac, and Passamaquoddy. See also Maliseet; Micmac; Passamaquoddy; Penobscot. location ...
by Donald Ricky
Western Abenaki was still spoken in 1973 in Odanak. Pennacook was derived from the Massachusetts Algonquian words for "crooked river" or "the place where the river bends." Abenaki (sometimes Abnaki) means "eastern" or "dawn" people.
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Abenaki base area
The abenaki base lodge was built in 1940. The large building behind is the local ice rink, where high school and youth hockey teams from around the region play.
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- Abenaki Meaning
Video shows what Abenaki means. An Algonquian First People from northeastern North America, mainly Maine and Quebec.. A complex of Eastern Algonquian ...
- Catholic praise songs in Abenaki (first nations language) / Les chants catholique en langue Abenaki
Catholic hymns in Abenaki (first nations) language by members of Catholic community of Odanak, Quebec, Canada. Abenaki is an Algonquian language which ...
- Dictionary - Abenaki
- Western Abenaki Dictionary, Volume 1
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