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The Cree

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Joseph Laing

on 23 September 2014

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The Cree
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The Cree
Over 200,000 members
of the Cree are living
in Canada today.
European contact
There was about4000 to 5000 Cree
occupying the the Manitoba in 1640
Linguistic family:
Nation they belonged
to it:
Métis, Oji-Cree, Ojibwe, Innu
are some of the nations that
belonged to the Cree.
The plains Cree refer to their
language as nēhiyawēwin spoken by over 117,000 people today
The Algonquin
Ael'gonkwien or Gonkien are the languages that
the Algonquins spoke from 2,500 to 3,000 years ago.
I could not find much on there
nation but i did find that they lived
mainly in Qubec and Ontario.
Linguistic family

Nation that belonged to it

Before European
contact: There was about
40,000 Algonquin before the
European contact.
After European contact: There was about 20,000 Algonquin after European contact.
The Cree
Cree Territory
This is the traditional territory of the Cree, as you can see there is all of the Cree family's here so you can get a good look of it.
The Cree mainly populated the eastern and middle of Canada the most in the east and a little to the west.
Traditional territory
The Algonquin

As you can see this is the traditional territory of the Algonquin witch is in the province of Ontario.
The Algonquin owned the upper region of Ontario and a little bit of the the right center.
The Cree
Social Hierarchy
Women spent their days
foraging, checking trap lines, tanning hides, making snowshoes, hauling wood, and
making, mending, and decorating clothing
the men were not out hunting or fishing, they spent their time making tools, weapons, and
October, 4/2013
Political structure
The Grand council of the Cree is the Eeyou Istchee or another name as the GCCIE witch represents about 18,000 Cree today.
The Algonquin
Social hierarchy
The Cree were fully nomadic before european contact.
Nomadic or Sedentary?
October, 7/2013
Karl "the wildernessclassroom.com"
The men,hunted,fished,canoes,and snowshoes ect. they also traded with other nations and tribes,they also defended there territory from other tribes.
The women took care of the children,made clothes,and gathered berries,edible plants,and found fire wood.
Political structure
The Algonquin was more loose and free willing then the Iroquois and there largest enforcement was the village band witch is were they would come and exchange recourses with each other.
Nomadic or Sedentary
The Algonquin were nomadic because they would follow the migration of the animals.
Customs and Rituals
The Cree custom are best thorough use of animals such as, food,clothes,and other uses.
October, 8/2013
Canadian Heritage
Cree Teritory
The Algonquin
Death rituals,they believe when someone dies there body is no longer viable but his/her spirit ascends to another real.
They have a ceremony that delivers the body back to Earth witch they call Mother Earth.
October, 8/2013
Weebly organization
The Cree
The Algonquin
Customs and Rituals
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