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Wawanolewat: See Chief Greylock

Wawanolewat was the Abenaki name of the Missisquoi chief known as Chief Greylock in English. "Wawanolewat" does not actually mean "Greylock" in Abenaki-- that may have been his father's name, or it may have been a nickname of his. The actual meaning of "Wawanolewat" is "fools the enemy."

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 Chief Greylock
 Gray Lock's War

Here are links related to the Missisquoi/Abenaki tribes:

 Abenaki tribe language
 Missisquoi tribe
 Chief Grey Lock and the Abenakis
 Abenaki Nation
 Abenaki legends
 Abenaki words
 Northeast Woodland Indian people
 Algonquian language family

Further Reading

Here are a few good books about the Abenakis:
 The Western Abenakis of Vermont
 The Original Vermonters
 The Language of Basket Making

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