Huron Ouendat Research Paper

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The Huron-Ouendat was a coalition of five Iroquoian-speaking nations located in what is now northern Simcoe County, ON (Huron/Ouendat Village, n.d.). In 1650, they were dispersed by the Iroquois people. After they disbanded, the Huron-Ouendat people were largely accepted into other nations, though some remained distinct. In Canada their descendants mostly live on the Wendake Reserve near Québec City. Huron was a nickname given to the Wendat by the French meaning boar’s head from the hairstyle of Huron men, or ruffian in old French. Their confederacy name was Ouendat meaning people of the island (Heidenreich,
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