Algonquian-Language Distribution

Title

Algonquian-Language Distribution

Description

This map shows the distribution of Algonquian-language speakers among American Indians prior to the arrival of the Europeans.

Early Virginia Indians spoke dialects of Algic, Iroquoian, or Siouan, three large linguistic families that include many of the more than 800 indigenous languages in North America.

Creator

ish_ishwar

Date Created

2005

Source

Wikimedia Commons

Format

Map

Coverage

sixteenth century, seventeenth century, North America

Rights Statement: Public Domain