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"S8gmo" is one of several English spellings of the Abenaki word for "chief."
The word is pronounced similar to saw-guh-maw and is spelled Sôgemô in the
modern Abenaki orthography (spelling system.)
Here are links to our webpages about the Abenaki tribe and language:
Abenaki language learning
Abenaki Indians for Kids
Northeast Woodlands Native Americans
Here are a few good books about the Abenaki language and tribe:
The Language of Basket Making
Voice of the Dawn
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