Indians of Connecticut
The word Connecticut comes from the Indian word Quinnehtukqut meaning "beside the long tidal river"
Tribes and Bands of Connecticut
The following list of tribes is compiled from:
- Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington D.C. Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of Ethnology. Bulletin #30 1907.
- Swanton, John R. The Indian Tribes of North America.Smithsonian Institution Bureau of Ethnology, Bulletin #145.
Tribes and Bands
Hammonassetts, Mahican, Mohegan, Nehanticks, Narraganset, Niantic, Nipmuc, Nipnet or Nipmucks, Paugussett, Pequannock, Pequot, Podunk, Ponus, Quiripeys or Quinnipiac, Sachem, Schaghticoke, Sachemdom or Montewese, Wangum, Wongunk, Wappinger, Wasc-ssux, Wepawaugs, Winnipiacs
Golden Hill Paugussett Tribe
Golden Hill Paugussett tribe
New England Confederation: Paugussett, Naugatucks, Pootatuck, Wepawaug and Pequannock
Reservations and Agencies
Corun Hill Reservation (1680 in Huntington)
Eastern Pequot Reservation
Golden Hill Reservation (1650's near Statford)
Mashantucker Reservation (State, 1667 for Western Pequot's)
Paucatuch Reservation (Eastern Pequot)
Pequot Reservation (State, Tribes: Pequot and Mohegan in Fairfield and New London Counties)
Schaghticoke Reservation (near Kent)
Turkey Hill Reservation (1674)
Leaping Deer (1979)
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