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Where did the Algonquian settle?
Considering this, who were the Algonquian?
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. The Algonquin were a small tribe that also lives in northern Michigan and southern Quebec and eastern Ontario.
One may also ask, what did the Algonquins believe in? In Eastern Algonquian religion they believed that there was a spiritual world that interacted constantly with the physical world. There was a belief in a primary spirit or animating force that encompassed all existence. Algonquians called this animating spirit 'Kitchie Manitou' or the 'Great Spirit'.
Moreover, what is the difference between Algonquin and Algonquian?
"Algonquin" refers only to that language, while "Algonquian" refers to the entire language family-- just as "German" refers to a language while "Germanic" refers to a language family.
When did the Algonquin tribe exist?
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. Algonquian is the name of the cultural linguistic group that includes many “tribes”, of which the Algonquins are one.