Honniasontkeronon Indians (Iroquois; ‘people of the place of crook-necked squashes, or ‘people if the place where they wear crosses’) An unidentified people of whom Gallinée was informed by the Iroquois as living on Ohio river, above the falls at Louisville, Kentucky. On a map of De l’Isle, dated 1722, a small lake called Lake Oniasont, around which are the words ‘les Oniasontke,’ is placed on the south side, apparently of the “Ouabache, otherwise called Ohio or Beautiful river.” and the outlet of Lake Oniasont is made to flow into the Ouabache. It may be inferred that the Iroquois statement as to the location of this people was substantially correct; that is, that they lived on a small lake east of Wabash river and having an outlet into that stream, although Hoñniasontke’roñnon is an Iroquois euphemism for the land of departed spirits.
Access the full collection at Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico.
MLA Source Citation:AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 23 May 2015. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/honniasontkeronon-tribe.htm - Last updated on Sep 5th, 2011
Your Tags!You must be logged in to view your bookmarks.
You can view a linked list of all the tribes on the Tribal List page.Abenaki Tribe
Nez Percé Tribe
Subscribe to our Newsletters
Access Genealogy is the largest free genealogy website not owned by Ancestry.com. As such, it relies on the revenue from commercial genealogy companies such as Ancestry and Fold3 to pay for the server and other expenses related to producing and warehousing such a large collection of data. If you're considering joining either of these programs, please join from our pages, and help support free genealogy online!
Free Shipping with DNA Kit Purchase! Use Code: FREESHIPDNA
40% Off -
Special Offer for Fold3