Algonquin

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A youthful employee, Nicolas de Vignau, had been sent to live with an Algonquin tribe far up the Ottawa River.
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.
It only gets this moniker because Algonquin tribes would use it as a signal to determine the time to gather ripening strawberries from the farm, as per the (https://www.almanac.com/content/full-moon-june) Old Farmer's Almanac . June's full moon is also called Hot Moon, Rose Moon, Honey Moon, and Mead Moon.
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.