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Openango Indian Tribe

"Openango" was the name of a historical community of Abenaki people in New Hampshire. It may have been a French or English corruption of the Abenaki place name Benôkoik, which means "at the falling bank" and is also the source of the tribal name Pennacook.

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Openango Tribe Resources

Here are links to our webpages about the Openango tribe and language:
 Abenaki history
 Abenaki Native Americans
 Abenaki pronunciation
 Woodland Native tribes

Books about the Openangos

Here are a few good books about the Openango and related Abenaki bands:
 Voice of the Dawn
 New England Indians
 The Language of Basket Making

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