Category Archives: Algonquian

Clovis People Are Native Americans, and from Asia, not Europe

In a paper published in Nature today, titled “The genome of a Late Pleistocene human from a Clovis burial site in western Montana,” by Rasmussen et al, the authors conclude that the DNA of a Clovis child is ancestral to … Continue reading

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Dasemunkepeuc, Algonquian Village Location To Be Dedicated

On August 10th, 2013, the location of the Algonquian Indian village, Dasemunkepeuc will be honored with a highway sign near Mann’s Harbour, NC, directly across the bridge from Roanoke Island.  This is part of Roanoke Island Cultural Festival and Powwow … Continue reading

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North Carolina Indians

In 1983, The North Carolina Commission on Indian Affairs published a 40 page booklet titled North Carolina Indians.  This booklet is now available for free online and can be downloaded in pdf or text format.  Here’s what they had to say … Continue reading

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An Indian Named Pauwaw, 1672

In 1672, George Fox traveled the area between the Albemarle Sound and the border of Virginia.  Someplace between Edenton and Bonner’s Creek (possibly current Blount’s Creek), he visited with  an Indian named Pauwaw. Mavis, the subscriber who brought this to … Continue reading

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Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language, 1853

A Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language, Explained in English. This Language is Spoken by the Chippewa Indians, as also by the Otawas, Potawatamis and Algonquins, with Little Difference. For the Use of Missionaries, and Other Persons Living Among the Above … Continue reading

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Full Moon Native Names

The first full moon of 2013 will light up the night sky tonight (Jan. 26), but did you know it’s a full moon of many names? Full moon names date back to Native American tribes of a few hundred years … Continue reading

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The 1637 Pequot War

One of the great things about blogging is that you get the opportunity to learn.  One of our subscribers, Steve, send me a note and said that he considered King Philip’s War to be the final war, not the first … Continue reading

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