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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