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S8gmo

"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 Sgem in the modern Abenaki orthography (spelling system.)

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Here are links to our webpages about the Abenaki tribe and language:

 Abenaki language learning
 Abenaki words
 The Abenaki
 Abenaki Indians for Kids
 Abenaki stories
 Northeast Woodlands Native Americans
 Algonquian languages

Here are a few good books about the Abenaki language and tribe:
 The Language of Basket Making
 Abenaki-English Dictionary
 Voice of the Dawn



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