G-Michigan Indian Villages, Towns and Settlements

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

Gatagetegauning (probably for Kǎ‛tǎgĭtganĭng the ancient field (W, J.) T A former Chippewa village on Lac (Vieux) Desert or Gatagetegauning, on the Michigan-Wisconsin state line. The present Vieux Desert Chippewa in Michigan numbered, with the L’Anse band, 668 in 1903.

Grand Traverse. A former settlement of the Chippewa near the site of Flint, Genesee co., Mich.; so named by French traders because at this point was the great ford of Flint r. on the Indian trail from the Saginaw to Detroit. The place became a popular hunting place and camping ground, game and fish being abundant in the neighborhood.



MLA Source Citation:

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 30 August 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/g-michigan-indian-villages-towns-and-settlements.htm - Last updated on Oct 14th, 2013


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