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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At the Fleming Museum, I am pleased to be reminded that Americana-things associated with the culture and history of America-can by re-defined in the 21st century, taking the form of a spherically sculpted red barn, an Abenaki covered basket made from sweetgrass, pop artist Andy Warhol's take on a cow, and a Vermont painter interested in how we process the visual world.
His decisions appear straightforward in comparison to the complex existence of Blue Sam, who is readers' primary source of information on the Abenaki culture in this book.
They invited me to join them, and when I did I saw that Alanis Obomsawin, a First Nations Abenaki documentary filmmaker, was there to document this crisis through her own eyes for the National Film Board of Canada.
Abenaki Joseph Bruchac, a children's author best known for historical fiction novels such as Hidden Roots, The Winter People and the recent March Toward Thunder, provides an outlet for the conflicting, alluring emotions of adolescents in his novels The Dark Pond (2004) and Whisper in the Dark (2005), novels that wed frightening situations within the novels with the terrifying angst of adolescence.
Some poets choose to be Native poets, some choose to be Creek, Navajo, Acoma, Abenaki poets.
This student-led class included a practical component that gave students enrolled in the course the opportunity to get directly involved in two local environmental justice battles: one to eliminate lead poisoning and the other to work with the local Abenaki community on water quality issues.
I spoke with the anthology's editor, Joe Bruchac, a mixed-blood Abenaki, who'd selected the story.
Take the local Abenaki Indian tribe, who oppose development of a mall; an elderly eugenics expert; and a genetic diagnostician whose daughter sees ghosts--and past and present, love and loss, collide.
Molly embraces her grandmother's traditions as part of the Abenaki, against whom there is discrimination.
So the entry for "Abenaki" is not first; a reader must look under the subtitle "Native Americans of the Northeast Woodlands" to find it.
Understanding Abenaki, Assiniboine, Ojibwa, Blackfoot, or Metis history in the North (or Apache and Yaqui history in the South) requires historians to widen their focus, attempt to write histories that transcend national boundaries, and consider how Native peoples understood, used, and sometimes ignored those boundaries.