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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.
Here are links to our webpages about the Abenakis tribe and language:
The Abenaki tribe
Abenakis Facts for Kids
Eastern Woodland cultures
Here are a few good books about the Abanaki:
Voice of the Dawn
The Language of Basket Making
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