Odanak

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Odanak is an Abenaki First Nations reserve in the Centre-du-Québec region, Quebec, Canada.wikipedia
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Pierreville, Quebec

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It is partly within the limits of Pierreville and across the river from Saint-François-du-Lac.
Part of the Abenaki Indian reserve of Odanak is an enclave within the city limits of Pierreville.

Saint-François-du-Lac, Quebec

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It is partly within the limits of Pierreville and across the river from Saint-François-du-Lac.
The community was called St.-Francois-de-Sales, after a French saint, or Odanak, the Abenaki name.

Centre-du-Québec

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Odanak is an Abenaki First Nations reserve in the Centre-du-Québec region, Quebec, Canada.

St. Francis Raid

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During the French and Indian War (the Seven Years' War), this settlement was destroyed and burnt by Rogers' Rangers in 1759.
The St. Francis Raid was an attack in the French and Indian War by Robert Rogers on St. Francis, near the southern shore of the Saint Lawrence River in what was then the French province of Canada, on October 4, 1759.

Maine

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Central Maine was formerly inhabited by people of the Androscoggin tribe, also known as Arosaguntacook.
They were relocated at St. Francis, Canada, which was destroyed by Rogers' Rangers in 1759, and is now Odanak.

Abenaki

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Odanak is an Abenaki First Nations reserve in the Centre-du-Québec region, Quebec, Canada.
The Abenaki settled in the Sillery region of Quebec between 1676 and 1680, and subsequently, for about twenty years, lived on the banks of the Chaudière River near the falls, before settling in Odanak and Wôlinak in the early eighteenth century.

Alanis Obomsawin

Alanis Obomsawin (Abenaki), is an award-winning filmmaker who grew up in Odanak.
When she was six months old, her mother returned to the Odanak reserve north east of Montreal where she lived until she was 7.

Abenaki language

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Odanak is an Abenaki word meaning "in the village".
The first was on the Saint Francis River and is now known as the Odanak Indian Reservation; the second was founded near Bécancour and is called the Wolinak Indian Reservation.

Dummer's War

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These were sometimes organized by Sébastien Rale and Abenaki chief Grey Lock in Father Rale's War along the frontiers of New England in the early 18th century.
Between 400 and 500 St. Francis (Odanak, Quebec) and Mi'kmaq Indians attacked Arrowsic, Maine on September 10, 1722, in conjunction with Father Rale at Norridgewock.

Gene Boy Came Home

Her most recent documentary film Gene Boy Came Home (2007) tells the story of Eugene "Gene Boy" Benedict.
The film tells the story of Eugene "Gene Boy" Benedict, who is a First Nations person raised on the Odanak Indian Reserve, approximately an hour and a half east of Montreal.

First Nations

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Odanak is an Abenaki First Nations reserve in the Centre-du-Québec region, Quebec, Canada.

Indian reserve

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Odanak is an Abenaki First Nations reserve in the Centre-du-Québec region, Quebec, Canada.

Quebec

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Odanak is an Abenaki First Nations reserve in the Centre-du-Québec region, Quebec, Canada.

Canada

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Odanak is an Abenaki First Nations reserve in the Centre-du-Québec region, Quebec, Canada.

2006 Canadian Census

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The mostly First Nations population as of the Canada 2006 Census was 469.

Saint-François River

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The territory is located near the mouth of the Saint-François River at its confluence with the St. Lawrence River.

Saint Lawrence River

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The territory is located near the mouth of the Saint-François River at its confluence with the St. Lawrence River. Beginning about 1000 CE, Iroquoian-speaking people settled along the St. Lawrence River, where they practised agriculture along with hunting and fishing.

Iroquoian languages

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Beginning about 1000 CE, Iroquoian-speaking people settled along the St. Lawrence River, where they practised agriculture along with hunting and fishing.

Archaeology

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Archeological surveys have revealed that by 1300, they built fortified villages similar to those seen and described by French explorer Jacques Cartier in the mid-16th century, when he visited Hochelaga and Stadacona.

Fortification

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Archeological surveys have revealed that by 1300, they built fortified villages similar to those seen and described by French explorer Jacques Cartier in the mid-16th century, when he visited Hochelaga and Stadacona.

French people

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Archeological surveys have revealed that by 1300, they built fortified villages similar to those seen and described by French explorer Jacques Cartier in the mid-16th century, when he visited Hochelaga and Stadacona.

Exploration

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Archeological surveys have revealed that by 1300, they built fortified villages similar to those seen and described by French explorer Jacques Cartier in the mid-16th century, when he visited Hochelaga and Stadacona.

Jacques Cartier

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Archeological surveys have revealed that by 1300, they built fortified villages similar to those seen and described by French explorer Jacques Cartier in the mid-16th century, when he visited Hochelaga and Stadacona.

Hochelaga (village)

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Archeological surveys have revealed that by 1300, they built fortified villages similar to those seen and described by French explorer Jacques Cartier in the mid-16th century, when he visited Hochelaga and Stadacona.