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Stephen Laurent is a late Abenaki elder and son of the former chief Joseph Laurent who worked to
preserve his native language in a dictionary and audio tapes. He is also known as Atian Laurent ("Atian" is
an Abenaki name that comes from the French version of "Stephen," Etienne.)
Books by Stephen Laurent
A great anthology of writing by New England Native Americans, including an article by Stephen Laurent.
Father Aubery's French Abenaki Dictionary:
Stephen Laurent's translation and compilation of early French-Abenaki texts.
Stephen Laurent Resources
Here are some links to online information about Stephen Laurent:
Stephen Laurent and the Preservation of Abenaki
Stephen Laurent Passes On
And here are our webpages about the Abenaki tribe and language:
Abenaki Native American stories
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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