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"Temiskamink" 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The spelling "Temiskamink" can be found in historical documents, but is rarely used today.
The Temiskamink Algonquins speak a Northern Algonquin dialect.
Here are links to our webpages about the Temiskamink tribe and language:
Here are links to more Internet resources about the Temiskamink Algonquins:
Timiskaming First Nation
Temiskamink Tribe History
Aboriginal Affairs: Algonquins of Temiskamink
And here are a few good books about the Temiskaminks:
Myths and Folk-Lore of the Timiskaming Algonquin and Timagami Ojibwa
Place Names of Temiskamink
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