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Originally appearing in Volume V14, Page 459 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ABNAKI. Algonkian. At Becancour, Quebec, 27; at St Probably no pure As civilized as the neighbouring Maurault, Hist. des Abinaquis (Quebec, Francois du Lac and Pterreville, blood left. whites. All Catholics. 1866); Jack, Trans. Canad. Inst., 330. Decreasing. 1892-1893. AcnoMAwt Shastan. N.E. California. About Imo in the Little. Progress very slow; influence of Powers, Contrib. N. Amer. Ethnol., (Pit river Indians). Pit river region; also so or 6o schools felt. Klamath Achomawi vol. iii., 1877; various writings of on the Klamath Reservation, under Methodist influence. Dr R. B. Dixon, American .4nthro- Oregon. pologist, 1905-1908, &c. ALEUrs. Eskimoan. Aleutian Islands and part of Alaska. About 5o oJo are "Decaying." Once converted to Works (in Russian) of Veniaminov, About 1600. Decreasing. mixed bloods. Greek Orthodox church. Metho- 1840-1848; Golder, Journ. Amer. dist mission at Unalaska. Foik-Lore, I9o5-1907; Chamberlain, Pict. Relig. and Ethics (Hastings, vol. i., 1908). AMALEClTES Algonkian. lob at Viger (Cacouna, Quebec); Probably few pure Fairly good. At Viger industrially Writings of S. T. Rand; Chamberlain (Maliseets). 702 in various parts of W. New bloods. unsettled. Catholics. (M.), Maliseet Vocabulary (Cam- Brunswick. Apparently increas- bridge, 1899). ing.
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