Atchatchakangouen Tribe

Atchatchakangouen (from atchitchak, ‘crane’). The principal division of the Miami. On account of the hostility of the Illinois they removed west of the Mississippi, where they were attacked by the Sioux, and they afterward settled near the Jesuit mission at Green Bay, and moved thence into Illinois and Indiana with the rest of the tribe. In 1736 Chauvignerie gave the crane as one of the two leading Miami totems, (J. M.)


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

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