Montagnais

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Particularly: “presumably French, but why?”

It comes from the French " Montagne" translation of mountain, it means literally "the people that lives in the mountains" Because this native tribe was living in a range of mountain, the French discoverers named them for this reason.

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Montagnais

  1. An Algonquian language spoken by approximately 11,000 people in Eastern Canada.

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