Algonquin Toboggan shown at the Canadian Museum of History.
In winter the Anishinabeg used toboggans to transport their belongings when the rivers were frozen and used snowshoes to walk in the deep snow. It is impossible to determine which nation was first to conceive the idea of "shoes for snow ". The Algonquin name for snow shoes is "àgimag" Each nation had its own way of making snowshoes depending on the terrain they travelled. The snowshoe associated to Algonquin people is curled up in front and elongated.