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Sagama

"Sagama" is one of several English spellings of the Abenaki-Penobscot word for "chief." The word is pronounced similar to saw-guh-maw and is spelled Sgem or S8gem8 in the modern Abenaki orthographies (spelling systems.)

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Here are links to our webpages about the Abenaki and Penobscot tribes and their language:

 Abenaki language
 Abenaki word pronunciation
 Penobscot Indians
 Abenaki Vermont
 Abenaki Native American legends
 Woodlands Indians
 Algonquian quotes

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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