The indigenous people of the Laurentians

According to Serge Laurin, the author of Histoire des Laurentides, the Algonquin Amerindians who lived in this region were the Weskarinis, cousins of the Kichespirinis. Both were branches of the Lower Algonquin, being a part of the same language group, but having different dialects. The Upper Algonquin lived in the Abitibi region.

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