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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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In the previous issue of this magazine [Green 2019], the author presented examples of nineteenth century Wabanaki beadwork featuring the ancient double-curve motif and other early traditional design elements.
Fred Wiseman--Abenaki and expert on the indigenous Wabanaki people of the northeast, paleo-ethnobotanist, author, artist, advocate
In the spring of 2013, the Castellani hosted Gerry Biron's Made of Thunder, Made of Glass II exhibit, which brought together historic and contemporary beadwork from Haudenosaunee and Wabanaki communities, and paired them with contemporary portraits of featured beadworkers by Gerry Biron.
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.
Central to Trickster Chases the Tale of Education is the Wabanaki knowledge system and the value of story presented by way of trickster Crow and his tales, and Moore's reflective and responsive dialogue in the understanding of Mi'kmaw teachings.
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
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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.
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.