Way of Life for the Algonquin
Eastern North America: Pre -European Contact
Location of the Algonquin
The vegetation of eastern Ontario and Quebec consist of maize,beans,squash,berries and rice.Also Carboniferous and deciduous trees grown in the area.The type of animals that can be found are fish and buffalo in the wild.
the landscape consists of plateaus and highlands.The average elevation of land is 180-365 meters above seal .mounts stands 800-1'500 meter's above sea level.The coast line is dotted in fjords.
there are other aboriginal groups that neighbor the Algonquin,The Cree Huron, Iroquois and Ottawa neighbor the Algonquin aboriginal group.
use of the environment
To make clothing they used fur hides and feathers,The hides and fur was all sewed together to make clothing.
The type of transportation was used was canoes and shan shoes.The Algonquin made them out of bark and wood.canoes where offeten lined with pieces of wood and birch placed over the frame.the people used shan shoes which where made by sticks where made in to a oval shape and string was intertwined with in the wood and it self to make the bottom.
the types of food the Algonquin ate where dear and moose meat or other animals such as rabbits and birds.The meet could have been eaten on its own or put in stews or soups.