Having noted that the Arapahoe, like the Cheyenne trace their lineage to Algonkian
speaking linguistic groups, the tribe's use of the Thunderbird and Underwater Panther symbology seems plausible if not likely for the same reasons applied earlier to the Cheyenne tribe.
Irving Hallowell identifies as the central value that organizes all Algonkians
' lives and the core of their worldview.
Interestingly, hidden within their floral beadwork compositions is evidence of ancient double-curve motifs, indigenous to many northeastern Algonkian
its origins in indigenous Algonkian
art forms based on curvilinear and
In an insightful analysis of Algonkian
women's social importance, White details women's pivotal role in the adoption of captives, in their ability to create social persons.
"The Witiko: Algonkian
Knowledge and Whiteman Knowledge." In Manlike Monsters on Trial: Early Records and Modern Evidence.
"Significance of Hunting Territory Systems of the Algonkian
in Social Theory." American Anthropologist 41 (2): 269-280.
Daryl Wieland, CMA, is principal owner of Algonkian
Consulting, LLC and is a member of IMA's Nation's Capital Chapter.
Howley in his classic work on the Beothuk, the Algonkian
people European mariners encountered when they found their way to Newfoundland at the turn of the sixteenth century.
"Indian Doctress'' Molly Geet will present Algonkian
Indian stories and will share the facts and folklore behind native plants.
Included in this last grouping are songs from the Micmac, Algonkian
, Saulteaux, Cree, Sioux, Blackfoot, Blood, Nootka, Bella Coola, Tlingit, Kwakiutl, and Inuit nations all performed by First Nations singers.
Howey further suggests both integrative and symbolic functions for Missaukee drawing on the Algonkian
creation story of Bears Journey (Howey 2006, 2012; Howey and O'Shea 2006).
Nature Religion in America: From the Algonkian
Indians to the New Age.
The carvings are believed to have been made by Algonkian
people between the years 900 and 1,400.