These papers were presented at the Sixth Algonquian Conference held in Ottawa, Ontario, in October 4-6, 1975. The Algonquian Conference is an inter-disciplinary conference embracing archaeology, history, ethnology and linguistics, and this collection comprises most of the papers read at the Sixth Algonquian Conference. RESUME Ces communications furent presentees lors de la Sixieme Conference sur les Algonquins tenue a Ottawa, Ontario, du 4 au 6 octobre 1975. Cette Conference inter-disciplinaire permit la rencontre de plusieurs chercheurs oeuvrant dans des domaines tels que 1'archeologie, l'histoire, l'ethnologie et la linguistique et le present ouvrage regroupe la plupart des communications presentees.