Many of the place names that are truly unique to Canada are derived from various Aboriginal languages. Most of these names describe an outstanding physical characteristic of a place, while others denote a significant incident, activity, band or tribe. Below is a list of 30 Indigenous place names and their meanings that the Encyclopedia has compiled to help celebrate its 30th anniversary.
- MLA 8TH EDITION
- . "30 Indigenous Place Names and their Meanings". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 23 November 2015, Historica Canada. www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/30-indigenous-place-names-and-their-meanings. Accessed 25 September 2023.
- APA 6TH EDITION
- (2015). 30 Indigenous Place Names and their Meanings. In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/30-indigenous-place-names-and-their-meanings
- CHICAGO 17TH EDITION
- . "30 Indigenous Place Names and their Meanings." The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published November 23, 2015; Last Edited November 23, 2015.
- TURABIAN 8TH EDITION
- The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "30 Indigenous Place Names and their Meanings," by , Accessed September 25, 2023, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/30-indigenous-place-names-and-their-meanings
30 Indigenous Place Names and their Meanings
Published Online November 23, 2015
Last Edited November 23, 2015