Definition of Potawatomi in English:
noun (plural same or Potawatomis)
1A member of an American Indian people living originally around Lake Michigan.
- These Indians, such as the Shawnees, Ottawas, and the Potawatomis, were shocked and disappointed when the French capitulated and ceded Canada in 1760.
- Interestingly, according to Vogel, Senega snakeroot was ‘the chief remedy for heart trouble among the Potawatomis and Meskwakis‘.
- The French generally enjoyed good relations with nations such as the Ojibwa and the Potawatomi so long as trade goods were readily available and reasonably priced.
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Relating to the Potawatomi or their language.
- The United States also managed to gain three million acres of Delaware and Potawatomi land in Indiana through the Treaty of Fort Wayne.
- Of these, certain sites clearly reflect multiple components widely separated in time, as at Carroll College, where effigy mounds clearly predate the contiguous nineteenth-century Potawatomi corn hills by several hundred years.
- This census reveals the shifting locations of between six and 10 Potawatomi villages and the number of occupants who resided in them.
The name in Ojibwa.
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