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n. pl. Wabanaki or Wa·ba·na·kis
A member of a Native American confederacy composed of the Abenaki, Maliseet, Mi'kmaq, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot peoples, formed in the mid-1700s in opposition to the Iroquois confederacy and the English colonists. It disbanded in 1862.
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Through readings of a wide range of northeastern texts (including Puritan captivity narratives, Wabanaki wampum belts, and contemporary Innu poetry) "The Homing Place" deftly explores how colonized and Indigenous environments occupy the same given geographical coordinates even while existing in distinct epistemological worlds.
One problem with this location was that it violated a former treaty with the Wabanaki Confederacy of First Nations, which included the Mi'kmaq tribes.
that focused on what happened to the Wabanaki children and their
The Cree stories of Wasekechak, told only during the winter, and the Wabanaki story of how Kluscap found the summer come to mind.
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Wabanaki beat only four rivals in that 2m bumper in February, but powered through testing conditions to win by nine lengths without needing to be shaken up.
The Hunter's Promise" is stunningly illustrated with warm autumn colors of northern forests and Wabanaki and the moose and animals, by a famous, multiple award- winning illustrator, Bill Farnsworth.
Rhonda's people, the Abenaki, are a Northeastern Algonkian people, and one of the five members of the Wabanaki Confederacy [1]--known in their own language as Wobanakiak meaning "People of the Dawn [ie eastern] Land" or "Easterners".
In the author's view, poverty, war, distance from Boston, and proximity to Wabanaki and French settlements made it difficult to sustain a religious life that was coherent, let alone orthodox.
An integrated curriculum, in the context of this research, consists of the merging of visual art, Wabanaki (3) cultures, and writing.
Permanency Through Wabanaki Eyes: A Narrative Perspective from 'The People Who Live Where the Sun Rises.
Her work on the literary functions of Wabanaki wampum belts after the American Revolution is forthcoming in Native American and Indigenous Studies.