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"Opitciwan" is the name of one of the major Atikamekw communities in Quebec.
The people of Opitciwan are called Opitcino or Opitcino Iriniwok in Atikamekw.
The name Opitciwan comes from the native name of a nearby strait, which means "flowing strait" in
Here are links to our webpages about the Opitciwan tribe and language:
Northeastern Woodlands tribes
Languages in Quebec
Here are links to other Internet resources about Opitciwan:
Opitciwan First Nation homepage
Aboriginal Affairs Canada: Opitciwan fact sheet
Opitciwan News Feature
Wikipedia: Opitciwan Reserve
And here are a few good books about the Opitciwans:
To Please The Caribou
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