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Algonquian

The Algonquian language family is one of the largest in Canada. It is spoken in many provinces including Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec. Some of the dialects include Cree, Ojibwa, Algonquian, Blackfoot and Gros Ventres.

Athabascan

The Athabascan language group is spoken in a number of provinces including British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and parts of the North West Territories. Dialects within the Athabascan group include Beaver, Dene, Dogrib and Sarcee.

Awl (Naaksii in Blackfoot)

Before steel needles were introduced by European traders, Blackfoot people created their own needles by making an awl out of bone.

 

 

 

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