The Cree (historical autonym: Nehiraw; ) are one of the largest groups of First Nations in North America, with over 200,000 members living in Canada. The major proportion of Cree in Canada live north and west of Lake Superior, in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and the Northwest Territories. About 38,000 live in Quebec.
Plains Cree (Western Cree) is an Algonquian language spoken in Canada and the USA. The language is: Plains Cree PLAINS INDIAN SIGN LANGUAGE|sign|language|indian|plain Plains Indian Sign Language is a sign-language used by Indians in the Great Plains of the USA and Canada. Plains Indian Sign Language arose following the introduction of horses from the south by the Spanish, and guns from the east introduced by the French. Plains Indian Sign Language was originally used to communicate between different Indian nations in hunting and trading, and for communicating with the white settlers. In modern times Plains Indian Sign Language is used by the deaf, and in storytelling, rituals, prayers and in the telling of legends. The language is: Plains Indian Sign Language Swampy Cree (York Cree, West Shore Cree, West Main Cree) is an Algonquian language spoken in Canada. The language is: Swampy Cree
Noun 1. a member of an Algonquian people living in central Canada (hypernym) Algonquian, Algonquin 2. the Algonquian language spoken by the Cree people (hypernym) Algonquian, Algonquin, Algonquian language