February 28, 2014

Abenaki Tribes


“Abenaki” is a linguistic and geographic grouping. Historically there was not a strong central authority, but as listed below a large number of smaller bands and tribes who shared many cultural traits.

The Abenaki (Abnaki, Wabanaki, Waponahki) are a tribe of Native American and First Nations people, one of the Algonquian-speaking peoples of northeastern North America. The Abenaki live in the New England region of the United States and Quebec and the Maritimes of Canada, a region called Wabanaki (“Dawn Land”) in the Eastern Algonquian languages.

The Abenaki are one of the five members of the Wabanaki Confederacy.

Abenaki: (Abanaki, Abinaki, Abenaqui,Anishinaabe, Anishinabe, Anishinabemowin, Anishinabeg, Anishinabek, Anishnabay)

Western Abenaki Flag (Buy flag here.)
Western Abenaki Flag

Tribes by Confederacy
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