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"Temiskaming" is one of several English versions of an Algonquin place name, Temikaming, which means "by the deep waters."
Since Algonquin was not traditionally a written language, the spellings of Algonquin words in European languages sometimes vary a lot.
The spelling "Temiskaming" was widely used in historical documents, but is more rarely used today.
The Temiskaming Algonquins speak a Northern Algonquin dialect.
Here are links to our webpages about the Temiskaming tribe and language:
Here are links to more Internet resources about the Temiskaming Algonquins:
Timiskaming First Nation
Temiskaming Tribe History
Aboriginal Affairs: Algonquins of Temiskaming
And here are a few good books about the Temiskamings:
Myths and Folk-Lore of the Timiskaming Algonquin and Timagami Ojibwa
Place Names of Temiskaming
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