The Wyandot or Huron are an Iroquoian-speaking people made up of a number of bands, whose ancestral lands were in southern Ontario, Canada. They later moved to Michigan, Ohio, Kansas, and Oklahoma.
The Wyandot people or Wendat, also called the Huron, are Iroquoian-speaking peoples of North America who emerged as a tribe around the north shore of Lake Ontario.
The Wyandots were allies of the French until British traders moved into Ohio Country circa 1740.
Wyandot (sometimes spelled Wandat) is the Iroquoian language traditionally spoken by the people known variously as Wyandot or Wyandotte, descended from the Tionontati. It is considered a sister to the Wendat language, spoken by descendants of the Huron-Wendat Confederacy.
Wyandot women harvested corn, beans, squash, and sunflowers. Wyandot men hunted deer, wild turkeys, and small game, and went fishing in the rivers. Wyandot recipes included cornbread, soups, and stews.
The Wyandots initially settled in around the Detroit area and eventually migrated into the Ohio territory past the Great Black Swamp, along the Sandusky River.
In 1833, the United States forced the Ottawa to give up their few remaining lands in Ohio. In 1837, they were removed to west of the Mississippi River, first to Iowa, then to Kansas. Within five years of moving to Kansas, nearly half of the Ottawa had died.
Mohican, also spelled Mahican, self-name Muh-he-con-neok, Algonquian-speaking North American Indian tribe of what is now the upper Hudson River valley above the Catskill Mountains in New York state, U.S. Their name for themselves means “the people of the waters that are never still.” During the colonial period, they
The last Indians in Ohio were removed in 1843 via Treaty with the Wyandots (1842) by which the reservation at Upper Sandusky was ceded to the United States, and the Wyandots relocated to Oklahoma in 1843.
After Chief Cornstalk was murdered by American militia in 1777, it drove many of the Shawnee to side with the British, although a number of Shawnee still tried to remain neutral. As concern over American encroachment on Shawnee land grew, more Shawnee sided with the British in the spring of 1778.
Kweh ǫmatęruˀ Hello, my friends (lit. ‘we are friends’). Kweh endih Wyandotte yęh Hello, I am Wyandotte.
Today, there are about 1,500 Mohicans, with roughly half of them living on a reservation in northeastern Wisconsin. The link between the modern inhabitants of the town of Bethlehem and the descendents of its ancient people was made through physical objects.
4 Wyandot Today In September the Wyandot celebrate their annual “Culture Days” event, which includes teaching language classes and the craft of corn husk dolls. This is the time of the traditional “Green Corn Feast.” Traditional singing and dancing can also be seen.
The Huron were bitter enemies of tribes of the Iroquois Confederacy, with whom they competed in the fur trade. During the French and Indian War in the mid-18th century, the Huron allied with the French against the British and the Iroquois Confederacy.