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Panawahpskek: See Penobscot

"Panawahpskek" is the endonym of the Penobscot tribe (that is to say, their name for themselves in their own language.) It means "people where the rocks spread out," and is pronounced similar to puh-nah-wopp-skuk.

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Panawahpskek Resources

Here is the homepage of the Penobscot Nation in Maine:
Penobscot Indian Nation

And here are links to our webpages about the Panawahpskek tribe and language:
 Listen to Penobscot language
 Penobscot tribe
 Penobscot Tribe for Kids
 Native American Penobscot legends
 Eastern Woodlands
 Algonquian words and meanings

Here are a few good books about the Penobscot:
 Women of the Dawn
 Twelve Thousand Years: American Indians of Maine
 The Language of Basket Making



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