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Coosuck: See Abenaki

"Coosuck" or "Coösuck" is the name of one of the bands or subgroups of the Abenaki tribe, located in what is now New England. The name Coosuck 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 Coosuck Abenakis live in many places today, but especially in Vermont and Massachusetts.

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Coosuck Tribe Resources

Here are the homepages of three Coosuck 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 Coosuck tribe and language:
 Coosuck Abenaki language
 Abenaki Native
 Abenaki Camp
 Abenaki mythology stories
 Abenaki words meaning
 Woodlands Native Americans
 Algonkian origins

Books about the Coosucks

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



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