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Arosaguntacook Indian Tribe

"Arosaguntacook" or "Arosagunticook" was the name of one of the important bands or subgroups of the Abenaki tribe, located in what is now western Maine and northeastern New Hampshire. Their name is often spelled "Androscoggin" in English. It comes from an Abenaki word meaning "river of rock shelters," referring to the Androscoggin River that flows through their territory. After the arrival of Europeans, the Arosaguntacooks merged into other Abenaki and New England Algonquian groups and today there is no distinct Arosaguntacook band.

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Arosaguntacook Tribe Resources

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

 Abenaki language
 Abenaki tribes
 Arosaguntacook Facts for Kids
 Abenaki legends
 Abenaki words
 Woodland Native Americans
 Algonkian people

Books about the Arosagunticooks

Here are a few good books about the Arosagunticook and related Abenaki bands:
 Norumbega Reconsidered: Mawooshen and the Wawenoc Diaspora
 Twelve Thousand Years: American Indians in Maine
 The Language of Basket Making



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