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An object thought to have a special spiritual connection with a tribe or group. Algonquian/Ojibwa “auotem” or “toodaim”=a mark.

Domed or pointed tent used by Native Americans. Ojibwa “wigwaum” < Algonquian “wikiwam”=their house.

Cannibalistic giant of Algonquian Indian mythology. Obijwa “wintiko” < ?Proto-Algonquian “*wintekowa”=owl.

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