Abenaki


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Abenaki:

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, Native North Americans of the Algonquian branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). The name Abnaki was given to them by the French; properly it should be Wabanaki,
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more than two centuries after Major Parker's purchase of Parker Mountain from the Abenaki Indians, proprietary rights had come full circle.
Ghosts and scientists who believe it is possible to control a person's genes seem subjects at the opposite ends of the spectrum, but they come together seamlessly because of the strength of Jodi Picoult's characters, from an ancient Indian wise man trying to protect an Abenaki burial ground to an aging, arrogant scientist withering away in a nursing home, disturbed only by a child's imaginary cry.
Her mother is less involved in the Abenaki culture; she is distracted by grief for her lost eldest child and by a new pregnancy.
Pow wows are a public celebration of native song, dance, and crafts," says my friend Chris Charlebois, an Abenaki from New Hampshire.
Montreal author Howard Richler visits them all in Global Mother Tongue: The Eight Flavours of English, among them Portuguese (which gave us flamingo and molasses), Turkish (coffee, shish kebab), Hindi (juggernaut, guru) and Algonquian (moose and, from the Abenaki in Quebec, skunk).
From an Abenaki Style Knitting Basket, to Emily's Lit'l Pot Belly Purse, to a Natural Vine Wall Basket, to Woven Watercolors, "A Basket Maker's Odyssey" is the perfect addition to the dedicated basketmaker's reference shelf, and any community library's Homemade Crafts collection.
Articles, on tribes from Abenaki and Aztec to Washoe and Yellowknife, describe their history and culture, often discussing wars, food, art, religion, clothing, social structure, and their contemporary life, if applicable.
Written, directed and produced by Obomsawin, the film focuses on her return to Odanak First Nation in Quebec, the community where she grew up, and her examination of both the history and the contemporary reality of the people of the Abenaki Nation.
A young Abenaki girl who was educated by the Ursulines, she has strong feelings and prejudices against the British who are about to mount their siege on the Plains of Abraham .
269-79) from Aubery's manuscript, lifts the curtain on the literary and musical transformations made necessary by the translation of the text into Abenaki.
Impressed by his victories and enticed by French promises of scalps and plunder, the Mohawk, Abenaki, Ottawa, Ojibwa, Potawatami, Sauk, and Fox from the pays d'en haut rallied to Vaudreuil's cause.
The attacking force, in which Indians outnumbered Canadians (here persistently called "Frenchmen") four to one, included Odanak Abenaki, Pennacook, Kahnawake Mohawk, Iroquois of the Mountain, and Huron of Lorette.