Wood Cree


Definition of Wood Cree

1 : an Algonquian people formerly inhabiting the northeastern portion of the Cree territory — compare plains cree
2 : a member of the Wood Cree people

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History and Etymology for Wood Cree

translation of Cree Sakawithiniwuk, literally, people of the woods

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“Wood Cree.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Wood%20Cree. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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