The Koasek Abenaki is an autonomous band of Abenaki families of what is now called the Western Abenaki Tribes, which have been recognized by the State of Vermont. The Koasek Abenaki people are the native inhabitants of central and northwest New Hampshire and northeast and central Vermont.
Koasek Traditional Band of the Koas Abenaki Nation’s Mission Statement:
The Koasek of the Koas believe the land, mother earth, is the heart and soul of the native people. It provides us with everything we need to sustain ourselves. We are the stewards of the land.