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Synonyms for Algonkin

a member of a North American Indian people in the Ottawa river valley of Ontario and Quebec


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the Algonquian language spoken by the Algonkian

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Prior to the 1850s, sparse groups of Algonkin peoples and lumber camps were present in the area.
Le Surfacing de Atwood entraine les lecteurs, par-dela la quete du pere, dans la profondeur de la prehistoire americaine que l'auteure restitue a travers la figure de l'Amerindien algonkin, a travers aussi l'esprit des chamanes, et des esprits de la nature qui ont sans doute entraine dans la mort le pere de la narratrice.
51) Having symbolically removed the real native populations from their ancestral homelands, Hahn could claim to explore "primeval forest where no human had ever set foot" around Lake Nipissing (the hunting grounds of the Ojibwa and Algonkin tribes) and to speak of virgin soil awaiting human cultivation.
Conway 1989 "An Ethno-Archaeological Study of Algonkin Rock Art in Northeastern Ontario, Canada", Ontario Archaeology 49:43-59.
My own river, the Ottawa, was the centre of the Algonkin people's world; indeed, its watershed was their political and cultural region.