Archaeological information indicates that Algonquin people have lived in the Ottawa Valley for at least 8,000 years before the Europeans arrived in North America.
The Mahican were located in western New England in the upper Hudson River Valley (around what was developed by Europeans as Albany, New York ). These groups practiced agriculture, hunting and fishing. The Algonquians of New England such as the Piscataway, (who spoke Eastern Algonquian ) practised a seasonal economy.
Therefore, the Algonquian tribes (including the Delaware, the Narragansetts, the Pequot, and the Wampanoag) are so called because they all speak the Algonkin or Algonquin language.
Starting in 1721, many Christian Algonquins began to settle for the summer at Kahnesatake, near Oka. The Mohawk Nation was then considered one of the Seven Nations of Canada.
The Algonquin are Indigenous peoples that have traditionally occupied parts of western Quebec and Ontario, centring on the Ottawa River and its tributaries. Algonquin should not be confused with Algonquian, which refers to a larger linguistic and cultural group, including First Nations such as Innu and Cree.
Most Algonquins live in Quebec. The nine Algonquin bands in that province and one in Ontario have a combined population of about 11,000. The Algonquin are original natives of southern Quebec and eastern Ontario in Canada. Today they live in nine communities in Quebec and one in Ontario.
Like many other Native American tribes, the Algonquin Indians were deeply spiritual and had a religion founded on animism, the belief that a spiritual world animated and interacted with the physical world.
Five Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy: Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, and Seneca. Six Indian Nations: Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora. Prevost, Toni Jollay. Agencies and subagencies were created as administrative offices of the Bureau of Indian Affairs and its predecessors.
Algonquin, North American Indian tribe of closely related Algonquian -speaking bands originally living in the dense forest regions of the valley of the Ottawa River and its tributaries in present-day Quebec and Ontario, Canada.
It is spoken, alongside French and to some extent English, by the Algonquin First Nations of Quebec and Ontario. As of 2006, there were 2,680 Algonquin speakers, less than 10% of whom were monolingual.
When the 350th anniversary of the Pilgrim landing was observed in 1970, state officials disinvited a leader of the Wampanoag Nation — the Native American tribe that helped the haggard newcomers survive their first bitter winter — after learning his speech would bemoan the disease, racism and oppression that followed
The Algonquins were hunting people. They hunted for deer, moose, and small game, and went fishing in the rivers and lakes. Some Algonquin communities grew corn and squash in small gardens, but most Algonquins only got foods like those in trade with neighboring tribes.
Make a selection and hear some of the first words spoken in North America. KWE-KWE ( Hello ), spoken by Michelle. Algonquin Family. Algonquin Animals. Algonquin Forests. Algonquin Weather. Algonquin Sky. Algonquin Numbers.
The Algonquin Indians lived in Quebec and Ontario in Canada. The leader of the Algonquin tribe is called a chief or ogima. The chief was a man who was picked by the tribe’s leaders.
|Location||southern Canada, northern United States|
|Famous leaders||Gino Odjick (hockey star)|
1 usually Algonquin. a: an American Indian people of the Ottawa River valley. b: the dialect of Ojibwa spoken by these people.