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Conoy. Probably a synonym of Kanawha, but the meaning is unknown; also spelled Canawese, and Ganawese. Also called:
Piscataway, from a village on Piscataway Creek where the Conoy chief resided.

Connections. The Conoy belonged to the Algonquian linguistic stock and were probably intermediate between the Nanticoke and Powhatan Indians.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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MLA Source Citation:

Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin 145. Washington DC: US Government Printing Office. 1953. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 28 July 2016.
https://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/maryland-indian-tribes.htm
- Last updated on Nov 7th, 2013

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