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The Old Town Penobscots

"Old Town" is the name of an important Penobscot village in Maine. It is also the name of the dialect of the Penobscot language which was spoken by Penobscot people in this region. Old Town Penobscot is the dialect being used as the basis for Penobscot language revival.

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Old Town Resources

Here is the homepage of the Penobscot Nation in Maine:
Penobscot Indian Nation

And here are links to our webpages about the Old Town Penobscot tribe and language:

 Penobscot language translation
 Old Town Penobscot Tribe
 Penobscot Indians for Kids
 Penobscot stories
 Eastern Woodlands Indians
 Algonquian vocabulary

Books about the Old Town Penobscots

Here are a few good books about the Old Town Penobscot and related Wabanaki bands:
 Norumbega Reconsidered: Mawooshen and the Wawenoc Diaspora
 Twelve Thousand Years: American Indians in Maine
 Women of the Dawn
 The Language of Basket Making

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