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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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took place in each of the five Wabanaki communities.
This is a situation Rhonda hopes will change in time as the revival in Wabanaki arts grows.
Over the course of the book, Chmielewski uses a variety of terms to describe the history of English encounter with French and Wabanaki Catholicism.
Today we are going to think about our words and ideas as double curves like the well-known double curves in Wabanaki motif and like many of you are illustrating in your blankets.
The Wabanaki Nations of Maine and eastern Canada have been in contact with Europeans longer than other indigenous North Americans, with the exception of Norse-Inuit encounters and Spanish incursions into the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico (Prins,1996; Fitzhugh & Ward, 2000).
Care is taken to offer perspectives of common people who take advantage of the dire events, as well as those who stand against the inhumanities; still, both the Germans and the Wabanaki Indians are portrayed simply as killers.
The exhibition displayed the work of Haudenosaunee artists from New York featured in the larger traveling exhibition, "North by Northeast: Wabanaki, Akwesasne Mohawk, and Tuscarora Traditional Arts," curated by folklorist Kathleen Mundell, director of Cultural Resources in Rockport, Maine.
I thought of the Wabanaki women, waiting in their caves, their faces red in the fire glow; I thought of Grandmom in my dream, pointing up the mountain, and of me and Trev lifting our eyes to follow the line her arm painted against the sky.
Bilodeau weaves a fascinating tale of how Jesuit missionaries to the Wabanaki sought to control their subjects through internal policing, the use of the state, and, ultimately, deception.
North by northeast; Wabanaki, Akwesasne Mohawk, and Tuscarora traditional arts.
North By Northeast: Wabanaki, Akwesasne Mohawk, and Tuscarora Tarditional Arts" by folklorist and ethnographer Kathleen Mundell showcases the works and commentaries of thirty-five traditional Native American artists living and working primarily in Maine and New York.
Recent studies of the Salem witch trials in Massachusetts in 1692 have shown that the residents of Massachusetts were living in constant fear of the Wabanaki tribes to the north, whom they considered to be the allies of the Devil.