American Indian language * American Indian tribe * Les Algonquins (French version)

Algonquin Culture and History

As a complement to our Algonquin language information, here is our collection of indexed links about the Algonquin people and their society.

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The emphasis of these pages is on American Indians as a living people with a present and a future as well as a past. Algonquin history is interesting and important, but the Algonquins are still here today, too, and we try to feature modern authors as well as traditional folklore, contemporary artwork as well as museum pieces, and the issues and struggles of today as well as the tragedies of yesterday. Suggestions for new links are always welcome.

Our Algonquin Websites

Algonquin Language:
    Pronunciation guide, picture dictionaries, and other resources for learning to speak the Algonquin Indian language.
Algonquin Facts for Kids:
    Questions and answers about Algonquin culture.
Algonquin Legends:
    Collection of Algonquin Indian legends and folktales.
The Anishinabe:
    Information about the Algonquin and other Anishinaabe tribes.

Algonquin Tribal and Community Links

Algonquin Nation Tribal Council:
    Representing the Algonquin bands of Barriere Lake, Timiskaming, and Wolf Lake.
Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council:
    Representing the Pikogan, Kipawa, Kitcisakik (Grand Lac Victoria), Kitigan Zibi, Lac Simon, and Winneway bands.
Algonquins of Pikwàkanagàn * Golden Lake Algonquins:
    Golden Lake/Pikwakanagan Algonquin First Nation, Ontario.
Barriere Lake Algonquins:
    Barriere Lake/Mitchikanabikong Algonquin First Nation, Quebec.
Eagle Village First Nation:
    Eagle Village/Kipawa Algonquin First Nation, Quebec.
Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg:
    Kitigan Zibi Algonquin First Nation, Quebec.
Ardoch Algonquin Anishnabek:
    Ardoch Algonquin First Nation, Ontario.
Timiskaming First Nation:
    Timiskaming First Nation, Quebec.
Union of Ontario Indians:
    Advocacy group serving the Golden Lake Algonquins and other First Nations of Ontario.
Abitibiwinni * Barriere Lake * Kipawa * Kitcisakik * Kitigan Zibi * Lac Simon:
    Long Point * Timiskaming * Wolf Lake:
    Government profiles of the nine Algonquin First Nations of Quebec.

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The Algonquins:
    Overview of the Algonquin Native American tribe and their history.
Eci Mikoian:
    Compelling photo-essay about Cree, Atikamekw, and Algonquin life.
You're So Fat!:
    Series of essays about Ojibwe and Algonquin culture and language.
Birchbark Canoe: Living Among the Algonquin:
    Book on Ojibway and Algonquin canoe-building and lifestyle.
    Portrait of the Algonquin people of Kipawa.
Great Rabbit and the Long-Tailed Wildcat:
    Children's book illustrating an Algonquin legend about how Wildcat lost his tail.
The Algonquin: * Algonquin Native Americans:
    Two children's books on the Algonquin people.
American Indian Books:
    Evolving list of books about Algonquins and Native Americans in general.

Maps of Algonquin Lands

Location of the Algonquin Groups:
    Map of the 17th-century territory of the Algonquin tribe.
Greater Algonquin Nation:
    Map showing where the ten Algonquin First Nations of Canada are located today.
First Nations Map: * Location of Amerindian Communities:
    Maps of the eleven First Nations of Quebec.
Virtual Museum of New France: Northern Algonquians:
    Historical maps and articles about the Algonquin, Micmac, Innu, and other northeastern tribes.

Algonquin Lifestyle and Tradition

Quebec History: Algonkin:
    Anthropology text on the Algonquin people.
Algonquins * Algonquin Profile:
    Traditional Algonquin culture and way of life in the Algonquin First Nation today.
First Peoples: Algonquins:
    Cultural and demographic information about the nine Algonquin nations of Quebec.
The Algonquin * The Algonquin Indians * Algonquin Indian Tribe * The Algonquin Indians:
    General information about Algonquin culture and traditions.
    History of the Algonquin tribe in Canada.
Algonquians of the Eastern Woodlands:
    Ethnography of the Algonquin and other Eastern Canadian tribes.
The Algonquins:
    Articles from Indian Affairs Canada about contemporary life among the Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg.
Algonquian Bark Canoes:
    Algonquin and other Indian canoes, with pictures showing the differences between canoe types.
Clothing of the Great Lakes Region * Northeast Indian Costume * Native American Clothing * Headdress
    Indian Hairstyles:
    Chippewa/Alqonquin clothes, regalia and hairstyles.
Wigwam Homes * Algonquian Weapons * Native American Food:
    Articles on Algonquin and other Native American houses, tools and food.
Algonquin Ethnobotany:
    Information on the traditional uses of plants in the Algonquin tribe.
Algonquin Ring and Pin Game * Algonquin Top * Top * Algonquin Doll:
    Doll's Cradleboard * Cradleboard * Algonquin Doll * Algonquin Doll * Algonquin Moose Call:
    Algonquin Indian toys, games, and musical instruments.
Algonquin and Iroquoian Artifacts:
    Algonquin and Wyandot pottery from the Ottawa Valley area.
Gateway to Aboriginal Heritage: Algonquin:
    Online exhibit of Algonquin artifacts from the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Paganens Recipe * Algonquin Nutty Bread * Ojawashkwawegad * Snowberry Mint Tea:
    Wild Nut Bannock * Pagan-Wiiagiminan * Algonquin Cranberry Sauce * Buffalo Meatloaf:
    Traditional Algonquin recipes.
Kitigan Zibi Traditional Powwow * Pow Wow Drum Music:
    Annual pow-wow at Kitigan Zibi Algonquin Nation.
Anishinabe Lacrosse * Algonquin Beginnings of Lacrosse:
    Articles about the Native game of lacrosse (pagadowe or baggataway, in Algonquin.)
Algonquin Cultural Objects:
    Museum exhibit with photos of Algonquin snowshoes, baskets, and other artifacts.
Gino Odjick * Gino Odjick's Toughest Fight * Gino Odjick:
    Algonquin Indian hockey star and anti-alcohol crusader Gino Odjick.
Kitigan Zibi * Kipawa * Winneway (Long Point) * Lac Simon * Pikogan (Abitibiwinni):
    Fact sheets about education in the Algonquin First Nations.
The Anishinabe Experience * Anishinabe Experience:
    Tourist package offered by the Algonquins of Golden Lake.

Algonquin Religion and Myth

Algonquin Stories:
    Collection of Algonquin Indian legends and folktales.
Algonquin Legends and Customs:
    Algonquin mythology and traditions.
Sky Stories: Indigenous Astronomy:
    The importance of celestial bodies in Anishinabe tradition.
Algonquin Moons * Algonquin Calendar:
    Names of the Algonquin months of the year.
Algonquin Traditions:
    Information on Algonquin spiritual traditions including clans, smudging and sunrise ceremonies.
Native American Religious Beliefs:
    Advice for people researching traditional Algonquin religion and other American Indian spirituality.

Algonquin Art and Literature

Anishnabe O'datsokewin:
    Algonquin storytelling, birchbark etching, and pipes.
Big Beaver Indian Crafts:
    Algonquin arts and crafts for sale including jewelry, moccasins, and tomahawks.
Pinock's Birch Bark Canoes:
    Algonquin canoes, cradle boards, drums, and other traditional crafts for sale.
Iroquois Hair Comb Education and Art Project:
    Mohawk-Algonquin artist and educator Simon Brascoupé.
Frank Polson:
    Biography and painting gallery of Algonquin artist Frank Polson.
Dean Ottawa * John Tenasco * Claude Latour * Stephen McGregor * Patrick Tenascon:
    Profiles and image galleries of urban Algonquin artists.
Algonquin Authors:
    Algonquin writers, their lives and work.
Native American Art:
    Information, photographs and links about Algonquin and other native art.

Algonquin Politics, Issues, and News

Algonquin Nation:
    Algonquin presentation on Quebec Sovereignty.
Pikwakanagan ceremony to honour lost children * Residential school survivors in Kitigan Zibi:
    Algonquin tribal reactions to the Kamloops Boarding School tragedy.
Logging Issues * The Trilateral Agreement * Ten Years of Struggle:
    The Trilateral Agreement between Canada, Quebec, and the Algonquin tribe regarding forest management.
Algonquin Land Claim * Lawsuit over indigenous hunting and fishing rights:
    Arguments over Algonquin land and resource rights in Ontario.
Heartland of the Algonquin People:
    Protecting the Upper Ottawa watershed.
Border Issues:
    The effect of the Quebec-Ontario border on the Algonquin Indian tribe.

Algonquin History

Algonkin History:
    Tribal history of the Algonkins.
Kipawa History * Wolf Lake Algonquins * Barriere Lake Algonquins:
    History of individual Algonquin First Nations.
    Important Native American Algonquin archaelogical site.
Chief Pieskaret:
    Biographies of Algonquin leaders.
Samuel De Champlain and the Alliance with the Algonquin and Huron:
    History of the French colonists' relations with the Algonquin and other First Nations.
The Great Beaver Wars * French and Iroquois Wars * Beaver Wars:
    Information about the 17th-century war between the Iroquois and the French and Algonquian tribes.
Federal Rules of Engagement * Aboriginal Healing Foundation * Turtle Island: Residential Schools:
    Institutional Child Abuse in Canada * Aboriginal Peoples and Residential School * Out of the Depths:
    History of the Indian boarding schools of Canada, and abuses Algonquin and other Native American children suffered there.
Abitibi * Lac-Simon * Wolf Lake * Maniwaki * Golden Lake * Eagle Village:
    Timiskaming * Nipissing * Kitigan Zibi * Kitcisakik * Winneway * Barriere Lake:
    Kichesipirini * Dumoine * Lac des Quinze * Wahgoshig * Kipawa:
    Information about historical Algonquin bands and villages.
    Algonquin timeline and links.

Algonquin Genealogy

Genealogy Documents On-Line:
    Census rolls and genealogical resources for Wabanaki and Algonquin Native Americans.
Algonquin Genealogy Forum:
    Messageboard for Algonquin Indian descendants.
John Leclair's Really Big Family:
    Heritage of a Metis man, his Cree, French, and Algonquin ancestors.
Native American Ancestry:
    Direction for those seeking Algonquin and other American Indian ancestors.

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Links, References, and Additional Algonquin Resources

  Wikipedia: Algonquins * Britannica: Algonquin: * Algonquin People * Native Groups: Algonquins:
  Encyclopedia entries about the Algonquin Indians.
  Algonquins * Les Algonquins au Témiscamingue * Algonquins * Les Algonquins * Algonquins:
  Information about the Algonquin tribe in French.
  Los Algonquin:
  Information about the Algonquin tribe in Spanish.
  Algonquin Tribe * Native Americans: Algonquin * First Nations: Algonquins * Algonquin * The Algonquins:
  Algonquin links pages.

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