The pottery of the Iroquoian and Algonkian tribes of the north-east was, as a rule, rather crude and undeveloped.
They never became fur trappers in the same complete way as did the northern Algonkian and Athapaskan peoples.
In this Algonkian, Iroquoian and Siouan tribes have participated.
Geologists speak of these splashes of Algonkian rocks as the Unkar group, another local Indian designation.
As shown in Figure 207, a strong unconformity (nm´, Fig. 207) parts the schists and the Algonkian.
So the birds that spend their winters north are called by the Algonkian philosophers “the friends of Shiñgapis.”
Two important ones, however—namely, Archean and Algonkian—are of American birth.
The Algonkian rocks of the Grand Canyon region were bent and broken into mountains at an early date.
The remainder of Finland is built up of the oldest known crystalline rocks belonging to the Archaeozoic or Algonkian period.
Thus the Algonkian contains the remains of only the humblest forms of the invertebrates.