Innu Mythology

Innu Mythology

The mythology Innu brings together the following Amerindian peoples: Innu, Ilnus, Naskapis, Montagnais 

The Innu Where Ilnus, or Naskapi or Montagnais (a term that some consider obsolete), are an indigenous people originally from the eastern part of the Quebec-Labrador peninsula, more specifically from the Côte-Nord and Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean regions in Quebec as well as from the region from Labrador to Newfoundland and Labrador.

The term " Innu Comes from their language, Innu-aimun, and means “human being”. This name was officially adopted in 1990 replacing the term " Montagnais »Given by the first French explorers. The Innu refer to their ancestral territory under the name of Nitassinan.

Innu mythology

Innu mythology (texts)

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