Algonquian Indians


Algonquian Indians
   The name is now applied to what is probably the most widely-distributed linguistic stock of North America. In the days of French Canada, it was given to a comparatively small and unimportant tribe, whose home was on the banks of the Ottawa.
   Index: L Two camps of, destroyed, 9; missions destroyed by drunkenness, 175.
   Bib.: Parkman, Conspiracy of Pontiac; Brinton, The Lenape and Their Legends; Pilling, Bibliography of the Algonquian Languages.

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