January 10, 2017 2 min to read

Interesting tidbit: “Canada” is Iroquoian, “Québec” is Algonquin

Category : History

I personally find interesting that the French province of Canada, Québec, was named after an Algonquin word “Kébec” which means “Where the river narrows”, when the name for Canada itself comes from the word “Kanada” or Village in Iroquois. What interesting about that? When Samuel de Champlain fo...