Additionally, the groups of Virginia's Eastern Shore exhibited distinct cultural and political traits that distinguished them from the Algonquians
of the mainland.
'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.
See Brightman, supra note 16, at 130-31 (noting Algonquian
belief that killing animals increased their number through reincarnation); see also Christopher D.
Although Virginia differed from Ulster in the incidence of disease and death among the colonizers, before the Powhatans' attack on the colonists in 1622, Jamestown's settlers also interacted closely with indigenous people, incorporating aspects of Algonquian
material life (food, ceramics, and possibly dwelling houses) into their own.
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.
Many of the following words come from the Algonquian
languages spoken over much of what is now the eastern United States: hickory, hominy, moose, succotash, terrapin, tomahawk, totem, woodchuck.
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
. Almost every Algonquian
tribe played some version of lacrosse, but some groups termed lacrosse the "little brother of war" and used challenges to lacrosse matches as euphemisms for threatening war.
Highlights of studies on Amerindians elsewhere, especially the Iroquois, are occasionally substituted for unavailable evidence about Ohio Valley Algonquians
. It may be "entirely possible" that the central American demographic disaster also hit the Ohio Valley (p.
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.
The Jesuit Sebastien Rale, when talking about the Ottawas in a letter to his brother in 1723, wrote a passage on Algonquian
religion that can apply to the Illinois as well as all central Algonquians
several offshoots of a group archaeologists called the Algonquians
began to migrate from their homeland north of the Great Lakes to the more fertile lands of present-day Wisconsin, Minnesota, and the Dakotas.
saw themselves as pathetic and dependent; the English saw themselves as fallen and dependent on monotheistic grace.