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where they resided, leaders, what they ate, a custom or two, a few of their gods/goddesses or any details that you find interesting about your tribe Potawatomi: The Potawatomi have lived in the Great Lakes region for at least four centuries. They have moved and been moved many times, but their aboriginal territory was in Michigan’s lower peninsula and they traditionally speak the Potawatomi language, a member of the Algonquian family. The Potawatomi were part of the Council of Three Fires, with the Ojibwe and Ottawa, where The Potawatomi were considered the youngest brother and were referred to in this context as Bodéwadmi, a name that means keepers of the fire. They were compared with their kinspeople, the Chippewa and the Ottawa. Like those tribes and other Algonquians of the Great Lakes, the Potawatomi
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  • Potawatomi, Ojibwe, Anishinaabe, Ojibwe language

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