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Innu Sites

Innu Sites

The Innu, formerly known as the Naskapi-Montagnais Indians, are an Algonkian-speaking people whose homeland (Nitassinan) is the eastern portion of the Qué bec-Labrador peninsula. The word "Innu" means "human being", and the Innu language is called "Innu-aimun." Today there are over 16,000 Innu who live in eleven communities in Qué bec and two in Labrador.

There are nearly 500 known Innu archaeological sites in the province. To learn more about the Innu you can go to:

 

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