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Volume 40

 The 40th Algonquian Conference was held at at the University of Minnesota–Twin Cities in October 2008. The Papers of the 40th Algonquian Conference is fully refereed and was edited by Karl S. Hele and Regna Darnell.

This volume is now available from SUNY Press. Click here to purchase PAC 40.


Karl S. Hele and J. Randolph Valentine


Margaret Apt and Julia Schulz

“Language Keepers”: The Role of the Facilitator in Documenting Passamaquoddy-Maliseet Group Discourse

George F. Aubin

A Look at ASSM Manuscript #34

James B. Bandow

White Dogs, Black Bears, and Ghost Gamblers: Two Late Woodland Midewin Aspects from Ontario

Marie-Pierre Bousquet

Why Did the Catholic Cult of Saints Not Function among the Algonquians? 

Jennifer S. H. Brown

As for Me and My House: Zhaawanaash and Methodism at Berens River, 1874–1883  

 Ryan Denzer-King

The Status of Blackfoot /s/ Analyzed in Optimality Theory 

Kevin FitzMaurice

Transforming Racism and the Construction of Zhaaganaash-Whiteness in Critical Race Theory and Indigenous Knowlege

 Bill Jancewicz and Marie-Odile Junker

Cree Syllabic Fonts: Development, Compatibility, and Usage in the Digital World 

Sara Johansson and Elizabeth Ritter

Determinants of Split Intransitivity in Blackfoot: Evidence from Verbs of Emission

Wesley Y. Leonard and Scott M. Shoemaker

“I heart this camp”: Participant Perspectives within the Story of Miami Youth Camps 

Ben Levine and Robert M. Leavitt

Language Keepers: A Documentary Film Process for Stimulating Passamaquoddy-Maliseet Language Documentation and Revival

Anne Lindsay

Tapastanum: “A Noted Conjurer for Many Years, Who Long Resisted the Teachings of Christianity”

Wendy Makoons Geniusz

Gookooko’oog: Owls and Their Role in Anishinaabe Culture

Bethany Lochbihler and Éric Mathieu

Héritage des Traits Morphologiques φ and δ en Ojibwe 

John S. Long

The 1859 New Year’s Day Fight: Race, Place, Marriage, Gender, and Status in Western James Bay 

Toby Morantz

Reflections on the Annual Manitoba Indian and Métis Conferences of the Early 1960s

Anny Morissette

Does the Integration of Algonquian Rituals in Catholic Churches Imply a Move Toward Decolonization?

Margaret Noori

Weweni Nd’nisidotami Ezhi-Anishinaabebiigeyaang—Carefully We Understand How We Write Anishinaabemowin 

Richard A. Rhodes

Algonquian Trade Languages Revisited 

Alanna Rice

Reviving Manhood: Algonquian Masculinity and Christianity Following the First Great Awakening in Southern New England

Clinton N. Westman

Cree Pentecostalism and Its Others

Marie-Odile Junker and Terry Stuwart

Errata for PAC 39