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"Sagamo" is one of several English spellings of the Abenaki word for "chief." The word is pronounced similar to saw-guh-maw and is spelled S˘gem˘ in the modern Abenaki alphabet.

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

 Abenaki Indians language
 Abenaki words
 Abenaki Indians
 Abenaki legends and spirits
 Woodlands Natives
 Algonkian Indians history

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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