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Innu Indians

LC control no.sh2014001892
LC classificationE99.I55
Topical headingInnu Indians
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Variant(s)Montagnais and Naskapi Indians
See alsoIndians of North America--Newfoundland and Labrador
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Indians of North America--Québec (Province)
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Found inWork cat: 89013924: Armitage, P. The Innu, the Montagnais-Naskapi, 1991: page 13 (Until recently, non-Indians have referred to the Innu as Montagnais-Naskapi) page 14 (The Indians argue that the terms Montagnais and Naskapi were wrongly imposed upon them by Europeans, just as the term Eskimo was imposed on the Inuit people of northern Canada; The Innu themselves stress that they are one people; all speak Innu-aimun, one of several related dialects of the Cree language, classified by scholars as part of the Algonquin linguistic family)
Encyclopedia of Newfoundland and Labrador, 1991: under Innu (The Innu, an aboriginal group occupying eastern and northern Quebec-Labrador; the northern branch have often been called Naskapi, the southern branch Montagnais; in their own language they call themselves Innu, meaning "people")
Britannica Concise Encyclopedia via Credo Reference, June 18, 2014: under Innu (North American Indian peoples living in Quebec and Labrador, Canada. The southern group has been referred to as the Montagnais and the northern group as the Naskapi. They speak almost identical Algonquian dialects)
Canadian Subject Headings, June 18, 2014: subject heading (Innu) UF (Innu--Canada) UF (Innu Indians) UF (Innu Indians--Canada) BT (Indians of North America--Canada) 680 (May be subdivided geographically for works on the Innu from a particular area) 680 (Here are entered works on the Innu, aboriginal peoples of northern Québec and Labrador. These peoples were commonly known to non-Innu in the past as the Montagnais and Naskapi. Works discussing one or the other of these groups in an historical sense are entered under Montagnais Indians or Naskapi Indians. Works discussing these people collectively and in a contemporary sense are entered under Innu)
Britannica online, Sept. 5, 2014: (Innu: also called Montagnais and Naskapi; North American Indian peoples who spoke almost identical Algonquian dialects)
Not found inMerriam-Webster WWW site, June 18, 2014