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or Abenaki
, 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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"Mills of the Kavanaughs" begins with a prose paragraph that approximates stage direction but also includes explanatory notes about references to the Abnaki and Penobscot Indians that will appear later in the poem.