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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.
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:
Coassuk Abenaki Tribe for Kids
Abenaki Native American mythology
Abenaki words translation
Woodlands Native American tribes
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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