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The Gospel of Mark translated into the Abenaki Indian, English and French Languages By Pial Pol Wzôkhilain, Jesse Bowman Bruchac
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This book contains the translation of The Gospel of Mark by Pial Pol Wzôkhilian into the Abenaki language presented here lightly edited, reformatted and for the first time with the inclusion of... More > line-by-line translations in both English and French. Also included is a brief biography of this extremely influential minister, schoolmaster and interpreter of the Saint Francis Abenaki tribe. The Abenaki translation contained within is one of the richest resources and earliest recordings of the Eastern-Algonquin languages and should be of great value to students of the language, linguistics, anthropology and early New England history.< Less
Abenaki Indian Legends, Grammar and Place-Names By Henry Lorne Masta
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This is a reprint of Henri Lorne Masta's important work on the Abenaki language. Abenaki is a member of the Algonquian family spoken in Quebec and neighbouring US states. Although there are few... More > surviving fluent speakers, there is considerable interest in keeping the language alive.< Less
Abenaki Indian Legends, Grammar and Place-Names By Henry Lorne Masta
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This is a reprint of Henri Lorne Masta's important work on the Abenaki language. Abenaki is a member of the Algonquian family spoken in Quebec and neighbouring US states. Although there are few... More > surviving fluent speakers, there is considerable interest in keeping the language alive.< Less
Abenaki Indian Legends, Grammar and Place Names By Henry Masta
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A reprint of Henry Lorne Masta's book first published in 1932. The book contains over a dozen traditional stories told in the Abenaki language and English. It also has a complete grammar and... More > examines many place names with Abenaki origin. Abenaki is a member of the Algonquian family and is closely related to the Penobscot and Maliseet languages of Maine. There are only a handful of fluent speakers, however efforts are ongoing to preserve this indigenous New England language.< Less
New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues By Joseph Laurent
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Featuring a new biography of Joseph Laurent. New familiar Abenakis and English dialogues, the first vocabulary ever published in the Abenakis language, comprising : the Abenakis alphabet, the key to... More > the pronunciaiton and many grammatical explanations, also synoptical illustrations showing the numerous modificaitons of the Abenakis verb, to which is added the etymology of Indian names of certain localities, rivers, lakes, and more the original edition by Jos. Laurent, Abenakis, chief of the Indian village of St. Francis, P.Q. (Sozap Lolô Kizitôgw), 1884< Less
NATIVE MOONS, NATIVE DAYS By Carol Willette Bachofner
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“Our words are a clearing, a place for fire,” writes Carol Bachofner, in perhaps her finest book of poems yet. Her words are always affecting, vivid, numinous. Here, too, they are the... More > words of her Native relatives and ancestors. Clearing a space for Abenaki place names, food terms, and exhortations to gather together, Bachofner tends a poetic fire that joins her to such tribal luminaries as Joseph Bruchac, Cheryl Savageau, and Joseph Laurent. Siobhan Senier, Associate Professor of English Faculty Fellow, Sustainability Academy University of New Hampshire What a gift to read Carol Bachofner's poetry, full of words and phrases from her native Abenaki language that make us long for a kinder world, a world that shows us the possibilities of turning away from the face paints of war — red and black — and opt instead for yellow, the color of peace. Very good poems, indeed. Alice M. Azure Along Came a Spider, Games of Transformation< Less
When No One is Looking By Carol Dana
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A beautiful collection of over 40 powerful poems by Carol Dana a Penobscot of Indian Island Maine. Included are reflections of the land, culture, language and life in the late 20th century.
The First Council Fire By Joseph Joubert
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A story retold from the memory of the author, written first in his native language of Abenaki and later translated into English, The First Council Fire offers readers a better understanding of... More > Western Abenaki mythology while simultaneously acting as an incredible tool for students of the language. Few traditional stories from the Saint Francis Abenaki have ever been recorded. Joubert takes us back to the earliest times, when man knew nothing of law, and the world was still just taking shape. Great beasts and widespread warfare are overcome by the wisdom and respect of the elders.< Less
The First Council Fire By Joseph Joubert
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A story retold from the memory of the author, written first in his native language of Abenaki and later translated into English, The First Council Fire offers readers a better understanding of... More > Western Abenaki mythology while simultaneously acting as an incredible tool for students of the language. Few traditional stories from the Saint Francis Abenaki have ever been recorded. Joubert takes us back to the earliest times, when man knew nothing of law, and the world was still just taking shape. Great beasts and widespread warfare are overcome by the wisdom and respect of the elders.< Less
L8dwaw8gan wji Abaznodakaw8gan By Jesse Bruchac
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The language of the Abenaki Indian people of New England is among the most endangered on the planet. This book is a result of ongoing revitalization efforts. The focus is on the art of basketry and... More > it contains terms, sentences and conjugation charts revolving around this art.< Less