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"Cowasuck" is the name of one of the bands or subgroups of the Abenaki tribe,
located in what is now New England.
The name Cowasuck is a corruption of the band's name in their own language, koasek (also
spelled goasek or kowasek), which means "people by the white pines."
Descendants of the Cowasuck Abenakis live in many places today, but especially in Vermont and Massachusetts.
Cowasuck Tribe Resources
Here are the homepages of three Cowasuck communities:
Koasek Traditional Band
Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Nation
Cowasuck Band of the Pennacook-Abenaki
And here are links to our webpages about the Cowasuck tribe and language:
Cowasuck Abenaki language
Cowasuck Abenaki tribe
Cowasuck Abenaki Tribe for Kids
Abenaki legends and myth
Eastern Woodland Indian language groups
Algonquian Indian tribes
Books about the Cowasucks
Here are a few good books about the Cowasuck and related Abenaki bands:
The Western Abenakis of Vermont
The Original Vermonters
The Language of Basket Making
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