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"Sag8mo" is one of several English spellings of the Abenaki word for "chief." The word is pronounced similar to saw-guh-maw and is more properly spelled Sgem.

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

 The Abenaki language
 Abenaki words
 Abenaki Indians
 Native American Abenaki legends
 Woodlands Indians facts
 Algonquian speaker

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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