Pacanas, on Quelquichose River, La.; 30 men in 1805 ; 40 m. S. W. Natchitoches.
Padoucas, 2,000 warriors in 1724, on the Kansas; dispersed before 1805.
Padowagas, by some the Senecas were so called; uncertain.
Pailsh, 200 in 1820, on coast of the Pacific, N. Columbia r. beyond the Potoashs.
Palaches, a tribe found early in Florida but long since extinct.
Pamlico, but 15 in 1703, about Pamlico Sound, in N. Carolina; extinct.
Pancas, once on Red River, of Winnipee 1.; afterwards joined the Omahas.
Panis, (Tonicas,) 40 villages in 1750, S. br. Missouri; 70 villages on Red r., 1755.
Penneh, See Allakaweah, 2,300 in 1800, on heads Big Horn River.
Pascataways, once a considerable tribe on the Maryland side Potomac River.
Pascagoulas, 25 men in 1805, on Red r., 60 m. below Natchitoches; from Florida.
Passamaquoddie, on Schoodak r., Me., in Perry Pleasant Point, a small number.
Paunee, 10,000 in 1820, on the Platte and Kansas; Republicans, Loupes, and Picts.
Pawistucienemuck, 500 in 1820; small, brave tribe, in the prairies of Missouri.
Pawtuckets, (Nipmuks,) on Merrimac River, where Chelmsford now is; extinct. Pecans, (Nipmuks) 10 in 1793, in Dudley Mass., on a reservation of 200 acres.
Pelloatpallah, (Chopunnish,) 1,600 in 1820, on Kooskooskee r., above forks, W. R
Penobscots, (Abenakies,) 330, on an island in Penobscot r. 12 m. above Bangor.
Pennakooks, (Nipmuks ) along Merrimac r., where is now Concord N. H., &c.
Peorias, 97 in 1820, on Current River; one of the five tribes of the Illinois.
Pequakets; (Abenakies,) on sources Saco River; destroyed by English in 1725.
Pequots, about the mouth of Connecticut River subdued in 1637.
Phillimees, (Seminoles,) on or near the Suane River, Florida, in 1817.
Piankashaws, 3,000 once, on the Wabash; in 1780, but 950; since driven west:
Piankatank, a tribe in Virginia when first settled; unlocated.
Pinneshow, (Sioux,) 150 in 1820, on the St. Peter’s, 15 m. from its mouth.
Pishquitpah, 2,600 in 1815, N. side Columbia River, at Muscleshell Rapids, W. R.
Potoash, 200 in 1820, coast Pacific, N. mouth Columbia, beyond Clamoctimichs.
Pottowattomie, 1671, on Noquet i., L. Michigan; 1681, at Chicago.
Powhatans, 32 tribes spread over Virginia when first discovered by the English.
Puans, the Winnebagoes were so called by the French at one period.
Drake, Samuel Gardner.The aboriginal races of North America; comprising biographical sketches of eminent individuals, and an historical account of the different tribes, from the first discovery of the continent to the present period, and a copious analytical index. Philadelphia, C. Desilver. 1860.