A tribe or band living between 1640 and 1670 on the N. shore of L. Huron, about the mouth of French r. and westward nearly to Sault Ste Marie. In 1670 they were attached to the mission at the Sault. In the Jesuit Relation of 1640 their position is given on the N. shore of L. Huron, at the mouth of French r. The Amikwa are mentioned in the same connection as residing on this stream. Int he Relation of 1658 they appear to be placed farther N. on the river, and it is stated that they traded with the Cree. In the Relation of 1670 they are said to have been attached to the mission of Sault Ste Marie, but only as going there to fish. It is probable that they were a Chippewa or a Nipissing band. (J. M., C. T.)
Source: Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico, Frederick Webb Hodge, 1907.
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