Algonquian


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In the Pennsylvania colony the Shawnees had close ties to another Algonquian tribe, the Delaware/Lenapi people.
Here are presented the Algonquian groups, the Iroquois, the Mi'kmaq, the Mohicans, the Penobscot, and many more tribes of the Northeast plus the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminoles of the Southeast, and finally the Sauk, Fox, Ojibwa, and Illinois of the Great Lake areas, Wisconsin, and parts of the Great Lake states.
However, this Algonquian word typically refers to structures built by Northeastern Indians in the Northeast rather than by Southeastern Indians in Florida.
amp;nbsp; Long an important transportation artery of North America, Mississippi literally translates to "father of waters" in the native Algonquian language.
This justifies its name, Mississippi River, believed to mean "father of all waters" in the Algonquian language.
But their languages belong to a family of eastern Algonquian languages, some of which have both dictionaries and native speakers, which the team can mine for missing words and phrases, and for grammatical structure.
The word "MOOSE" comes from the native Algonquian word meaning "twig eater.
The 1990 International Two-Spirit Gathering originally popularized the term Two-Spirit, borrowing from a Northern Algonquian term "niizh manitoag (Two-Spirits)" that "indicates the presence of both a feminine and a masculine spirit in one person" (Driskill 72).
It is interesting to mention that Jannau, following great linguists Lord Monboddo, Herder, and Adelung, compares Livonian with the Basque, Zend (the language of Avesta), Huron, Algonquian, Caribbean, and Eskimo (1828 : 164-165).
In the east the Algonquian, Iroquoian, and Muskogee peoples existed as far back as 10,000 years.
Allen presents a complex Powhatan woman and attempts to recover a fuller sense of her agency in interactions with Algonquian society, the Virginian Company, and the Church of England.
A portion of his ancestral blood can be traced to the Abenaki tribe of the Algonquian peoples of northeastern North America, located in area call the "Wabanaki" (Dawn Land) Region, also know as New England, Quebec and the Maritimes.
Wonderley, the curator of the Oneida Community Mansion House, has collected oral narratives from Iroquois and Algonquian peoples in the early 20th century that connect folklore and myth to their worldviews and religious beliefs.
Of the three characteristic components of a motion event--(FACT OF) MOTION, MANNER (OF MOTION), and PATH (OF MOTION), the latter served as basis for drawing the typological contrast between two major kinds of conflation patterns which are typical of the so-called satellite-framed languages (S-languages, represented by most European languages (including English) other than Romance languages, and also Finno-Ugric, Chinese and Ojibwa (an Algonquian language)) on the one hand, and of the so-called verb-framed languages (V-languages, represented by Romance, Semitic, Japanese, and Polynesian) on the other hand.
In Ojibwa, an Algonquian Indian dialect, the town name "Winnipeg" (in Bend Sinister) indicates "filthy stream," affording justification for the preponderance of lighthearted punning in matters pertaining to bodily functions in Finnegans Wake.