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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
New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues By Joseph Laurent
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New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues: The First Ever Published on the Grammatical System. This is a brand new reprint of Joseph Laurent's important grammar of the Abenakis language first... More > published in 1884. (Western) Abenaki is a seriously endangered Algonquian language spoken by a few elders in southern Quebec. It was once also spoken throughout neighbouring states in the U.S., such as Massachusetts and Vermont. Today there is are active efforts to revive the language.< Less
New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues By Joseph Laurent
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New Familiar Abenakis and English Dialogues: The First Ever Published on the Grammatical System. This is a brand new reprint of Joseph Laurent's important grammar of the Abenakis language first... More > published in 1884. (Western) Abenaki is a seriously endangered Algonquian language spoken by a few elders in southern Quebec. It was once also spoken throughout neighbouring states in the U.S., such as Massachusetts and Vermont. Today there is are active efforts to revive the language.< Less
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 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
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
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
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