It should be noted that the use of full NPs would not resolve the ambiguity, since Cree (and Algonquian
languages in general) does not have a fixed word order or a system of case marking for core arguments.
that are believed to have belonged to the Setauket or Algonquian
Essays in Algonquian
, Catawban and Siouan Linguistics in Memory of Frank T.
Smith, "The Wabanaki Trading Dance," in Papers of the Twenty-Seventh Algonquian
Equally welcome is the author's determination to listen to the (Gaelic and Algonquian
) voices of colonialism's victims.
Chilton (1996, 1998) examines pottery from three sites in New England and correlates formal ceramic traits with known technical practices (via ethnohistory) of Iroquoian and Algonquian
Seuss, Ogden Nash and Hustler magazine as well as the wise marriage counselor Johnnie Taylor and the acidic Algonquian
aphorisms of Dorothy Parker--it will be clear that Mullen is demonstrating that language, like any other strong medicine, can have toxic as well as beneficial effects.
They didn't speak enough of the local Algonquian
language to pick up on the subtleties of the political system of the indigenous people they met, and so they guessed at things and what they saw was shaped by their own expectations of "pagan" society.
Moogk discusses the early Franciscan and Jesuit attempts to impose Christianity on Algonquian
and Huron peoples of the northeast.
The five nations of the Iroquois Confederacy were known by other tribes as Kinsmen of the Wolves for their savagery in battle with Algonquian
and nonmember Iroquoian-speaking tribes like the Hurons, whose territory overlapped the northeastern region of the Confederacy.
The Northeast, similarly agricultural, supported Iroquois and Algonquian
nations organized as republics and led by aristocratic lineages.
Cold weather and chernozem soils explain many things, but not the disappearance of the buffalo in a few decades or the sudden collapse of the Algonquian
culture and the landscape they managed.
Back in 1626 a Dutchman, Peter Minuit made what must be the shrewdest property purchase of all time when he bought the island of Man-a-hatt-ta from the Algonquian
Indians for the value of $24.
If Harris is right about the currency of such thinking, Stephen Greenblatt is not altogether accurate when he remarks, in a widely cited essay, that the Algonquian
Indians' explanation of disease as "invisible bullets" would have been beyond the ken of the English invaders who brought influenza, measles, and smallpox with them to the New World.(1) It also means, Harris argues, that subversion does not always come from the inside and hence, pace Greenblatt, cannot always be contained.