ish and the Five Nations called them the Twightwees.
The Kickapoos were on the Wisconsin River when discovered by the French.
The Illinois formed a numerous tribe, 12,000 strong, when discovered by the French.
They were seated on the Illinois River, and composed a confederation of five families — namely, Kaskaskias, Cahokias, Tamaronas, Michigamies, and Peorias.
The Shawnees 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.