Algonquian languages

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The Algonquian languages ( or ; also Algonkian) are a subfamily of American indigenous languages which includes most of the languages in the Algic language family.wikipedia
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The historic, competitive tribes known as the Algonquian-speaking Abenaki and Iroquoian-speaking Mohawk were active in the area at the time of European encounter.

Paterson, New Jersey

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The area of Paterson was inhabited by the Algonquian-speaking Native American Acquackanonk tribe of the Lenape, also known as the Delaware Indians.

Massachusett writing systems

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Massachusett is an indigenous Algonquian language of the Algic language family.

Piscataway language

Piscataway is an extinct Algonquian language formerly spoken by the Piscataway, a dominant chiefdom in southern Maryland on the Western Shore of the Chesapeake Bay at time of contact with English settlers.


The Ojibwe people traditionally speak the Ojibwe language, a branch of the Algonquian language family.

Captain Pipe

1725? – c. 1818?) (Lenape), called Konieschquanoheel and also known as Hopocan, was an 18th-century chief of the Algonquian-speaking Lenape (Delaware) and a member of the Wolf Clan.

Chippewa language

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Chippewa (also known as Southwestern Ojibwa, Ojibwe, Ojibway, or Ojibwemowin) is an Algonquian language spoken from upper Michigan westward to North Dakota in the United States.

Acadia National Park

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Native Americans of the Algonquian nations have inhabited the area called Acadia for at least 12,000 years.

History of Portland, Maine

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At the time of European contact in the sixteenth century, Algonquian speaking people inhabited present-day Portland.

Native American tribes in Virginia

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At contact, Virginian tribes belonged to tribes and spoke languages belonging to three major language families: roughly, Algonquian along the coast and Tidewater region, Siouan above the Fall Line, and Iroquoian in the interior.

Woonasquatucket River

The Woonasquatucket River (pronounced, Algonquian for "where the salt water ends") is a river in the U.S. state of Rhode Island.

List of Bergen, New Netherland placename etymologies

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Placenames in most cases had their roots in Algonquian Lenape and Dutch.

Atikamekw language

Atikamekw, which the endonym is Atikamekw Nehiromowin, literally the "Atikamekw Native language", is an Algonquian language, Cree, is the language of the Atikamekw people of southwestern Quebec.

West Orange, New Jersey

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They were part of the Algonquin language family, and known as "Delaware Indians" by the 18th century.

Canadian Aboriginal syllabics

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Canadian syllabic writing, or simply syllabics, is a family of abugidas (writing systems based on consonant-vowel pairs) created by James Evans to write a number of indigenous Canadian languages of the Algonquian, Inuit, and (formerly) Athabaskan language families, which had no formal writing system previously.

Piegan Blackfeet

The Piegan (Blackfoot: Piikáni) are an Algonquian-speaking people from the North American Great Plains.

Algonquin people

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The Algonquins are indigenous inhabitants of North America who speak the Algonquin language, a divergent dialect of the Ojibwe language, which is part of the Algonquian language family.

Port Tobacco Village, Maryland

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This was historically the territory of Algonquian-speaking peoples, especially the Potapoco and the more dominant Piscataway.


The Yaocomico, or Yaocomaco, were an Algonquian-speaking Native American group who lived along the north bank of the Potomac River near its confluence with the Chesapeake Bay in the 17th century.

Gros Ventre

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The Gros Ventre (from French: "big belly"), also known as the Aaniiih, A'aninin, Haaninin, and Atsina, are a historically Algonquian-speaking Native American tribe located in north central Montana.

List of English words from indigenous languages of the Americas

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Since Native Americans and First Nations peoples speaking a language of the Algonquian group were generally the first to meet English explorers and settlers along the Eastern Seaboard, many words from these languages made their way into English.

Great Trail

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The Great Trail (also called the Great Path) was a network of footpaths created by Algonquian and Iroquoian-speaking indigenous peoples prior to the arrival of European colonists in North America.

Pompton people

The Pomptons or Pamapons were a sub-tribe of Algonquian-speaking Native Americans, who once lived northern New Jersey.

American English vocabulary

Examples of such names are opossum, raccoon, squash and moose (from Algonquian).