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    Native Languages of the Menominee

    Language: The Algonquian language Menominee (or Menomini) is today spoken by only a few tribal elders in Wisconsin, though some younger Menominees hope to revive the language. Menominee is a polysynthetic language with complex verbs and fairly free word order.
    People: The Menominee Indians called themselves Mamaceqtaw, but their Algonquian relatives called them Menomini, “wild-rice people,” and the name stuck.



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      The Menominee are distant relations to the Arapaho. The languages are very similar. The Arapaho have a story of a great...
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