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Coassuk: See Abenaki

"Coassuk" is the name of one of the bands or subgroups of the Abenaki tribe, located in what is now New England. The name Coassuk is a corruption of the band's name in their own language, koasek (also spelled goasek or kowasek), which means "people by the white pines." Descendants of the Coassuk Abenakis live in many places today, but especially in Vermont and Massachusetts.

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Coassuk Tribe Resources

Here are the homepages of three Coassuk communities:
Koasek Traditional Band
Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Nation
Cowasuck Band of the Pennacook-Abenaki

And here are links to our webpages about the Coassuk tribe and language:
 Abenaki language
 Abenaki religion
 Coassuk Abenaki Tribe for Kids
 Abenaki Native American mythology
 Abenaki words translation
 Woodlands Native American tribes
 Algonkian Indians

Books about the Coassuks

Here are a few good books about the Coassuk and related Abenaki bands:
 The Western Abenakis of Vermont
 The Original Vermonters
 The Language of Basket Making



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