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					         The Erie Indians


by: Cameron, Evan, Matthew, and Christy
               Homeland
• 1. The Erie Indians homeland is Ohio.
• 2. Erie is near Buffalo.
• 3. They also have a location in
  Pennsylvania, and West Virgina.
               Population
• 1. Erie’s population is about 4,000 to
  15,000.
• 2. There is a surge in their population is
  prier to 1653.
                 Names
• 1. Erie is short for Erielhonan.
• 2. It means cougar or mountain lion.
               Language
• 1. They speak similar to the Huron tribe
  language.
              Sub-tribes
• 1. The Erie have many villages.
• 2. Here’s some, Gentaguehronon, Black
  Minqua.
      Message from the chief
• 1. He said what + blood = Indian
• 2. He also said live your life not in fear of
  death.
                  culture
• 1. The Dutch and sweetens heard about
  the Erie Indians through trade.
• 2. The Dutch and sweetens never met
  them
• 3. The Erie tribe did a lot of agricultural
                 History
• 1. In 1615 a man met a group of Erie in
  Niagara.
• 2. In 1639 the Erie and Neutrals had a war
  agensist Wenro the Wenro were defeated.
            Important years
• 1. The Iroquois attacked the Erie fortified
  in 1654.
• 2. Missionaries recorded a war near the
  Erie in 1656.
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