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Abenakis: See Abenaki

"Abenakis" has two meanings, both related to the Abenaki tribe of New England and Quebec.

1) It is the plural form of the tribal name "Abenaki."

2) It is also an alternate spelling of Abenaquise, which is an older French version of "Abenaki."

Because of this ambiguity, the word "Abenakis" can sometimes be found in use as either a singular or a plural. In modern usage, however, it is nearly always plural.

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Here are links to our webpages about the Abenakis tribe and language:

 Abenaki language
 The Abenaki tribe
 Abenakis Facts for Kids
 Abenaki myths
 Abenaki words
 Eastern Woodland cultures
 Algonquians

Here are a few good books about the Abanaki:
 Voice of the Dawn
 The Language of Basket Making



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