G- Minnesota Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

A complete listing of all the Indian villages, towns and settlements as listed in Handbook of Americans North of Mexico.

Gamiskwakoka-wininiwak (Kamĭskwa-wa‛kuka-wĭnĭwag, men or people of the place of much red cedar. Jones). A Chippewa band about pass lake, near the head of the Mississippi, in Minnesota.

Gawababiganikak (Kawapabikŭnĭ‛ kag, ‘place of much white earth’. W. J.). A Chippewa band about White Earth lake, N. w. Minn., officially reported to number 1,735 in 1905.

Grail. The name of a chief and of a band of Sisseton and Yankton Sioux occupying a village of 627 people on Big Stone lake, 280 m. from the agency in Minnesota in 1836, the other chief being Mazahpatah. Grail was probably a Sisseton Sioux. See Schoolcraft, Ind. Tribes, in, 612, 1853.

Grand Portage. A Chippewa band formerly at this place, on the N. shore of L. Superior in N. E. Minnesota; mentioned in La Pointe treaty (1854) in U. S. Ind. Treat,, 224, 1873.

Grape Island. A former Missisauga settlement, probably in N. Minnesota. Jones, Hist. Ojeb. Inds138,1861.

Gull Lake Band. A Chippewa band formerly on Gull lake, on the upper Mississippi, in Cass co., Minn. They sold their lands in 1863. (J. M.)

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906.

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