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young warriors were bent on a strife with the warlike Sioux. A grand council of ten or twelve Relation neighboring nations was held to wrest the hatchet Relation 1666, 7, c. IV. from the hands of the rash braves; and Allouez was admitted to an audience before the vast assembly. In the name of Louis XIV. and his viceroy, he comn the one side, and the Iroquois, armed with muskets, on the other. Curiosity was roused by their talc of the noble river on which they dwelt, and which Relation 1666, 7, 105, 6. flowed towards the south. They had no forests, but, instead of them, vast prairies, where herds of deer and buffalo, and other animals, grazed on the permanent missions, to be accompa- Chap. XX.} nied by little colonies of French emigrants;—and such was his own fervor, such the earnestness with which Relation 1666, 7. 129. he was seconded, that, in two days, with another priest, Louis Nicolas, for his companion, he was on his way, returning to the mission at Chegoimegon.