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Chief Escumbuit

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

Abenaki Warrior:
    Historical fiction about the Abenaki chief Escumbuit.

Escumbuit Resources

Here are some links to online information about Escumbuit:
 Nescambiouit of the Abenakis
 Canadian Biography: Nescambiouit
 Wikipedia: Nescambious

And here are our webpages about the Abenaki tribe and language:
 Abenaki language translation
 Abenaki tribe
 Abenaki History for Kids
 Abenaki legends
 Abenaki words
 Woodland culture Native Americans
 Algonquian pronunciation

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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