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

Big Rock. A point on Shiawassee r., in lower Michigan, at which in 1820 the Chippewa had a reservation. Saginaw treaty (1820) in U. S. Ind. Treaties, 142, 1873.

Blackbird. A Chippewa village, commonly known as Black Bird’s town from a chief of that name, which formerly existed on Tittibawassee r., Saginaw co., lower Michigan, on a reservation sold in 1837. (J. M.)

Brownstown. A former Wyandot village in Wayne co., Mich., included in a reservation of about 2,000 acres granted to the Wyandot, Feb. 28, 1809, and ceded to the United States by treaty of Sept. 20, 1818.


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 July 2016.
https://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/b-michigan-indian-villages-towns-and-settlements.htm
- Last updated on Oct 14th, 2013

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