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Escumbuit was a leader of the Pigwacket band of Abenakis,
in what is now New Hampshire, during the early 1700's. Other French and English attempts to spell his name included
Nescambiouit, Nescambious, Ascumbuit, Ascumboit, Assacambuit, and Nessegoinbewit.
Books about Escumbuit
Historical fiction about the Abenaki chief Escumbuit.
Here are some links to online information about Escumbuit:
Nescambiouit of the Abenakis
Canadian Biography: Nescambiouit
And here are our webpages about the Abenaki tribe and language:
Abenaki language translation
Abenaki History for Kids
Woodland culture Native Americans
Here are a few good books about the Abenaki Indians:
Voice of the Dawn
The Language of Basket Making
The Western Abenakis of Vermont
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