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A- Idaho 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.

Akiyenik (Aqkīyē′nik, people of the leggings). A tribe of the Upper Kutenai living on L. Pend d’Oreille, Idaho. Boas in 5th Rep. N. W. Tribes Can., 10, 1889.

Alpowna. A former Nez Percé village at the mouth of a creek that flows into Snake r. from the N., below Lewiston, Idaho. At this point the people mixed with the Paloos, hence more than one language was spoken in the village. (A. C. F.)

Assiminehkon. By the treaty of Prairie du Chien in 1829 the Ottawa, Potawatomi, and Chippewa reserved “one section at the village of the As-sim-in-eh-Kon, or Paw-paw Grove.” Probably a Potawatomi village in Lee co., Ill. Prairie du Chien treaty (1829) in U. S. Ind. Treaties, 163, 1873.

MLA Source Citation:

Hodge, Frederick Webb, Compiler. The Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Bureau of American Ethnology, Government Printing Office. 1906. Web. 23 July 2016.
- Last updated on Oct 25th, 2013

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