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Algonquian

(ălgŏng`kēən, –kwēən), branch of the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic family of North America. See Native American languagesNative American languages,
languages of the native peoples of the Western Hemisphere and their descendants. A number of the Native American languages that were spoken at the time of the European arrival in the New World in the late 15th cent.
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The Ojibwa (Anishnabe) are one of the largest Native tribes of North America, and the principal nation in the Algonkian linguistic family, inhabiting vast areas of the North American forests, lakes and prairies.
Section 2 enters more into detail on the missions among the eastern Iroquoian tribes, the Algonkians, and the Muskogeans of the American southeast.
Yuwipi, for example, the seance practice of the Lakota, and the Ojibwe shaking tent (Hallowell 1942) are very close to Subarctic shamanism (Grim 1983); the powows of New England Algonkians probably would be another example.
The Mythology of the Northern and Northeastern Algonkians In Reference to Algonkian Mythology as a Whole (pp.
The petroglyphs are generally believed to have been made by Algonkians, more than a thousand years ago.
Report prepared for the Algonkians of Barriere lake and the Secretariat Trilateral.
Irving Hallowell identifies as the central value that organizes all Algonkians' lives and the core of their worldview.
His voluminous descriptions of Native peoples of the East, his comparative work among Algonkians, and his roster of distinguished students and friends add to his luster.
In their initial efforts to make themselves understood in one another's terms, both the Algonkians and French sought "cultural congruence" (p.85); they sought analogies between their respective cultures.