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St. Francis Indians: See Abenaki

"St. Francis Indians" is an alternate name that has sometimes been applied to the Western Abenaki tribe. This name came from the Saint Francois River in Quebec, where the Abenaki First Nation of Odanak is located. The people did not use this name themselves, and it is usually only found in historical documents.

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

 Abenaki language
 Abenaki people
 St. Francis Indian Facts for Kids
 Abenaki legends and myths
 Abenaki words
 Eastern Woodland people
 Algonquian language

Here are a few good books about the St Francis Indians:
 Voice of the Dawn
 The Language of Basket Making
 The Western Abenakis of Vermont



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