1. of or relating to an Algonquian tribe or its people or language
  1. the Algonquian language spoken by the Algonkian
  2. a member of a North American Indian people in the Ottawa river valley of Ontario and Quebec
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  • Canadian rock art interested us because of a traditional Algonkian Indian belief that manitous – spirits – lived inside rocks and cliff-faces, and that shamans in trance could enter the rock surfaces and meet with them in order to exchange tobacco offerings for supernatural power, usually referred to as “rock medicine”. Boing Boing: January 23, 2005 - January 29, 2005 Archives
  • The Wampanoag were members of a widespread confederacy of Algonkian-speaking peoples known as the League of the Delaware.
  • Instead of creating Winthrop's vision of an ordered society, the Pilgrims actually invented the raucous, ultra-democratic New England town meeting — a system of governance, the Dartmouth historian Colin Galloway observes, that "displays more attributes of Algonkian government by consensus than of Puritan government by the divinely ordained. 1491: excerpts part 3
  • Among scholars, Algonquian or Algonkian refers to the larger language groups. Champlain's Dream
  • Editor's update: The Funeral Mass has been scheduled for 10: 30 am, Monday, March 24, 2008, at Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church, 46639 Algonkian Pkwy, Sterling, VA. David Low Has Died - NASA Watch
  • The word endding sett is the anglicized pronounciation of the Algonkian word ock or auk, which means a "ground," "place," or "area". ' April 15th, 2004
  • Nearby Algonkian Regional Park provides a boat launch, golf course and water park. Where We Live: Cascades, in Virginia's Loudoun County
  • Carrera thought that Don Luis was "a liar" and "a clever talker," but Segura believed that the Algonkian was another "Paul of Holy Faith," referring to the Japanese convert who helped St. Francis Xavier in Asia. Charlottesville Blogs
  • This interview was first published in the The Algonkian, Algonquin's Literary A House on Wheels : Anita Rau Badami talks about her novel Tamarind Woman
  • The Conflict of European and Eastern Algonkian Culture, 1594–1700 Toronto, 1937, 1969, 1976. Champlain's Dream
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