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Algonquian Indians

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<p>The Algonquians are "Algonquian peoples" is a linguistic (but also, historically: cultural) designation referring to a variety of groups of Native Americans American Indians who all speak Algonquian languages closely related to one another. The Algonquian language family is one of the largest in America. Native Americans American Indians who spoke one of the many Algonquian languages have lived across eastern North America from the Atlantic Ocean to the Rocky Mountains and from northern Canada to the Carolinas.</p><p>The Algonquian native American Indian groups who lived in modern-day Ohio stayed mainly in small farming villages. Maize or corn was their most important crop. Some of the tribes who either lived in or near Ohio and belonged to who spoke languages in the Algonquian Native American language family included the Shawnees, the Lenape (historically sometimes called <i>Delawares</i>), the Miamis, the Eel River nativestribes, the Ottawas, the Wea nativestribe, the Potawatomi natives, the Sauk natives, and the Piankashaw natives. Most Algonquian tribes allied themselves with the French until that country France lost its North American colonies in the French and Indian War (1756-1763). Fearing white settlement of their lands, most of these people many Algonquian-speaking peoples then sided with the British in the American Revolution , and in the War of 1812. By the 1840s, most Algonquian -speaking tribes had ceded their claims to the land east been forcibly removed west of the Mississippi Riverunder increasingly aggressive U.S. American Indian removal policies.</p>
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