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Old 11-01-2011, 09:02 AM   #21
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No body said "How" yet like Tonto? What is this? hahahahahahaaaa.
my theory is,it all started when some white dude, from england, came and said to one of our ancestors…’HOW do you do?” then when we repeated it to some “other” white dude, he only understood the “how” part. ehhhh
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Old 11-02-2011, 11:37 AM   #23
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Kway Abenaki
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Old 11-02-2011, 04:04 PM   #25
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[QUOTE=Paul G;1494560]Language?[/QU
Paul it Abenaki the spelling is either Kwai or Kway it is a greeting for hello from the western Abenaki
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb....ounds/kwai.wav
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an old mohawk greeting was kwe kwe (pronounced "gway")
some still use this greeting. commonly she:kon (say-goh) is now used which is kind of a slang greeting because it's really part of a sentence...kwe kwe, she:kon skennen:kowa? meanning greatings, do you still have great peace? the great peace meanning the message brought by the peacemaker.
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