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"Pekwakik" is an alternate spelling of Pigwacket, one of the subgroups of the Abenaki tribe. It is also a place name in New Hampshire. The meaning of the name in the Abenaki language is "land of caves."

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Pekwakik Tribe Resources

Here are links to our webpages about the Pekwakik tribe and language:
 Abenaki language
 Abenaki Indians
 Abenaki mythology
 The Eastern Woodlands

Books about the Pekwakiks

Here are a few good books about the Pekwakik and related Abenaki bands:
 Norumbega Reconsidered: Mawooshen and the Wawenoc Diaspora
 Twelve Thousand Years: American Indians in Maine
 The Language of Basket Making

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