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Penawahpskewi: See Penobscot

"Penawahpskewi" 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-skuh-wee.

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Penawahpskewi Resources

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

And here are links to our webpages about the Penawahpskewi tribe and language:
 Penobscot language dictionary
 Maine Penobscot
 Penobscot Tribe for Kids
 Penobscot creation myth
 Woodland Natives
 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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