Algonquin – Introduction

Here are some facts about the Algonquins.

The total population of the whole tribe of Algonquins is about 11,000 people today.

The Algonquins lived in Southern Quebec and Eastern Ontario. The languages they speak today are French, English,and Algonquin. Their religion is Midewiwin.

They had related ethnic groups which are Abnaki, Innu, Anicinàpek (Nipissing, Ojibwa,  Mississaugas,  Saulteaux,  Odawa and Potawatomi.

by:  M.B., O.P., S.S. (1o yrs. old)

Further Reading:

First Peoples Index

One response to “Algonquin – Introduction

  1. I can not believe that today there is 11,000 people.Wow they lived closse to us wow that is amazing!!!!It is more amazing that they spoke three languages. I can only speak two languages they are English, French and a few word of Spanish. About two months ago a Abenaki artist came to my school and we did abeneki art/ It was fun for me :) :) :)

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