The political relations amongst Virginia Algonquians
located in different geographies also support the idea of disunity in the immediate precontact period.
Canada' is an Iroquoian word for the settlement or locale of Quebec City as it was in the early 1500s, and Quebec (Kebec) is an Algonquian
word for the 'narrows' of the great river thereabouts.
900 and 1400 and attributed to prehistoric Algonquians
See Brightman, supra note 16, at 130-31 (noting Algonquian
belief that killing animals increased their number through reincarnation); see also Christopher D.
After their defeat in 1644, Virginia Algonquians
maintained their cultural identities, although their influence on the material life of the colony became more subtle and interactions with the English more circumscribed.
Speculating why none of the region's Algonquians
journeyed to England prior to the 1605 kidnapping, he does not tell us that there is no evidence of English fishermen plying Maine's coastal waters in the sixteenth century.
Initially, trade with the Algonquians
focused on food in the form of maize.
Although scholars have generally concluded that the Christanna Indians were Siouan including the Nahyssans as referenced above, there is evidence to surmise that there was some amalgamation of Algonquian
and lroquoian peoples among these Natives.
The book opens with Arthur Barlowe's account of the sharing of food at Roanoke in 1584 between the English and Algonquians
, which is read as a successful political negotiation.
Where the Algonquians
of White's tale dealt with imperial power on the basis of trade, the Six Nations faced a burgeoning American population and an army Of speculators committed to taking their land.
called the Iroquois the Nation of Snakes.
These included public testimonies of conversion by first-generation English migrants, conversion testimonies by Christian southern Algonquians
or "praying Indians," deathbed testimonies by Anglo women and children and by Indians, and Jonathan Edwards's revival of a public testimony of faith.
The Chippewa and Sauk who participated in the assault belong to a larger stock of Native American people known as Algonquians
Highlights of studies on Amerindians elsewhere, especially the Iroquois, are occasionally substituted for unavailable evidence about Ohio Valley Algonquians
These migratory Algonquians
comprised the nucleus of the French alliance in the western Great Lakes, because the French provided European trade goods and physical protection in exchange for their loyalty in the fur trade.