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Wawenorrowot: See Chief Greylock

Wawenorrowot was the Abenaki name of the Missisquoi chief known as Chief Greylock in English. "Wawenorrowot" 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 "Wawenorrowot" is "fools the enemy."

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Here are our links related to Chief Wawenorrawot:

 Chief Greylock
 Grey Lock's War

Here are links related to the Missisquoi/Abenaki tribes:

 Abenaki tribe language
 Missisquoi tribe
 Chief Graylock and the Abenakis
 Abenaki Nation
 Abenaki legends
 Abenaki words and meanings
 Northeast Woodland Indian facts
 Algonquian languages

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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