Algonquin

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The name "Adirondack" may have been derived from the Mohawk word "ha-de-ron-dah," or "bark-eater," used to describe an itinerant Algonquin tribe occasionally forced to subsist on spruce bark during the long winters.
Kateri Tekakwitha, the daughter of a Mohawk chief and a mother from the Algonquin tribe, was born in 1656 in upstate New York.
com/event/mega-beaver-moon/) Mega Beaver Moon in November in the United States because for both colonists and the Algonquin tribes it came at the time of the year when beaver traps were set before the swamps froze over.
According to the Old Farmer's Almanac, it got its name partly due to earlier 'colonists and Algonquin tribes, who marked the phenomenon as the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply of warm winter furs.
The Potawatomi are one of the three Algonquin tribes around the Great Lakes in Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, and a member of the Three Fires Confederacy.