Cree, Western Woods



ETHNONYMS: Ne-hiyawak, Ne-hiδawak (we speak the same language), Maskegan [from omaske-ko-wak (swamp or muskeg)], Rocky Cree or Asini-ska-wiδiniwak (people of the place where there is an abundance of rock), Bush Cree or Saka-wiyiniwak (bush people)

Bibliography

Helm, June, ed. (1981). Handbook of North American Indians. Vol. 6, Subarctic. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution.

Isham, James (1949). Observations on Hudsons Bay, 1743-1749, edited by E. Rich. Toronto: Champlain Society.

Mandelbaum, David G. (1940). The Plains Cree. American Museum of Natural History, Anthropological Papers 37, 155-316. New York.

Mason, Leonard (1967). The Swampy Cree: A Study in Acculturation. National Museum of Canada, Anthropological Paper no. 13. Ottawa.

Smith, James G. E. (1987). "Western Woods Cree: Anthropological Myth and Historical Reality." American Ethnologist 14:434-448.

Smith, James G. E. (1981). "Western Woods Cree." In Handbook of North American Indians. Vol. 6, Subarctic, edited by June Helm, 256-270. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution.

JAMES G. E. SMITH

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