ees occupied a vast region west of the Alleghany Mountains, and their great council-house was in the basin of the Cumberland River.
The Powhatans constituted a confederacy of more than twenty tribes, including the Accohannocks and Accomacs, on the eastern shore of Chesapeake Bay.
The confederacy occupied the region in Virginia consisting of the navigable portion of the James and York rivers, with their tributaries.
The Corees were south of the Powhatans, on the Atlantic coast, in northern North Carolina.
The Cheraws and other small tribes occupied the land of the once powerful Hateras family, below the Corees.
The Nanticokes were upon the peninsula between the Chesapeake and Delaware bays.
The Lenni-Lenapes, or Delawares, comprised powerful families — namely, the Minsis and Delawares proper.
The former occupied the northern part of New Jersey and a portion of Pennsylvania, and the latter inhabited lower New Jersey, the banks of the Delaware River below Trenton, and the whole va