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Wyandot

This article is about the Native American tribe. For other uses see: Huron (disambiguation)


The Wyandot (also called the Huron) are a tribe of Native Americans originally from an area near Ontario, Canada. The early French called the members of a four-tribe confederacy the 'Huron', a derogatory name derived from their word "hure" meaning rough or ruffian.

In literature, they became known in James Fenimore Cooper's novel "Wyandotte[?]", published in 1843.



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