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Coosuk Indian Tribe (Abenaki)

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

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Coosuk Tribe Resources

Here are the homepages of three Coosuk 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 Coosuk tribe and language:
 Coosuk Abenaki language
 Abenaki Indian
 Camp Abenaki
 Abenaki legends and myth
 Abenaki words list
 Woodlands Native
 Algonkian tribe

Books about the Coosuks

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



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