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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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In Algonquian languages, verb stems are split into four classes according to the valence and semantic class (gender) of arguments: (9) Intransitive Inanimate (II; intransitive verbs with an inanimate subject), Intransitive Animate (IA; intransitive verbs with an animate subject), Transitive Inanimate (TI; transitive verbs with an inanimate object), Transitive Animate (TA; transitive verbs with an animate object).
Of course in the Algonquian case, we need to remind ourselves that the arrival of the English was only one more Atlantic event in a series of encounters.
Steinbring and his colleagues (Steinbring and Callaghan 1985; Steinbring, Danziger and Callaghan 1987) subsequently advanced an Archaic date for the Algonquian occupation and creation of DkKr-4 (Mud Portage), one of the sites that Reid had considered.
* Algonquian: a family of Native American languages once spoken from Labrador to the Carolinas, the Atlantic coast to the Great Plains.
In Mystic Voices: The Story of the Pequot War, producers/ writers/directors Guy Perrotta and Charles Clemmons unravel the tribal complexities of the Algonquian people, expand on the English motivation, and use the historical events to illustrate broader themes of culture clash and religious misunderstanding.
Trailers and teasers aside, the lone bonus feature is an illuminating making-of documentary that depicts the film's incredible behind-the-scenes verisimilitude: the construction of a life-size Jamestown settlement; the distinct body movements the actors had to absorb to embody the Algonquian tribe; the meticulous dialogue coaching young Q'orianka Kilcher went through to play Pocahontas.
is the Algonquian system; other moon-name systems are the Cherokee system (very similar to the Algonquian system) and the rarely-used Southwestern system.
ITEC Refining and Marketing Company, Ltd., the corporate manager and project developer of the newly formed Algonquian Ethanol Plant, LLC, recently announced it has entered into an option agreement on an 85-acre site in Princeton, IL, where the company anticipates it will construct a 60-million-gallon-per-year ethanol plant.
Each of the seven major groups is then covered in detail (Northwest Coast, Plateau, Plains, Arctic, Subarctic, Woodland Iroquois and Woodland Algonquian).
ONTARIO moose have rebounded from a tick infestation that took a heavy toll in some regions, particularly around Algonquian Provincial Park.
He presented a paper that outlined his conclusions at the Algonquian Conference in Madison, Wisconsin in October 2004.
They are called "Massachusett" and "Narragansett." These Indian tongues are a subset of a larger group of about three dozen Indian languages called the Algonquian language family.