noun, plural Al·gon·kins, (especially collectively) Al·gon·kin.
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On the contrary, it is extremely probable that they were an Algonkin totem, which had the exclusive right to the priesthood.The Myths of the New World|Daniel G. Brinton
It is a derivative word, from Algonkin, and gan the penultimate syllable of the Odjibwa term Sa-g--gan, a lake.
Mr. Gallatin has proposed the term “Algonkin-Lenape,” as a philological denomination for this important family.
On the whole, the Iroquois and Algonkin myths agree in finding the origin of life in an upper world beyond the sky.
In these cases the hypothesis of borrowing breaks down, and still more does it break down over the Algonkin deity Atahocan.