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The Potawatomi (also spelled Pottawatomie or Pottawatomi) are an Aboriginal American people of the upper Mississippi River region.

The Potawatomi were part of a long term alliance with the Ottawa and Ojibwe, called the Council of Three Fires and which fought with the Iroquois Confederacy and the Sioux.

There are several bands of Potawatomi:

  • Citizen Potawatomi nation, Oklahoma
  • Forest County Potawatomi community, Wisconsin
  • Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi (formerly known as the Gun Lake tribe), based in Dorr, Michigan in Allegan County, Michigan
  • Hannahville Indian Community, Michigan
  • Nottawaseppi Huron Band of Potawatomi, based in Calhoun County, Michigan
  • Pokagon Band, Michigan and Indiana
  • Prairie Band, Kansas
  • Stoney Point and Kettle Point bands, Canada
  • Walpole Island band; an unceded island between the United States and Canada

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  Results from FactBites:
Pottawatomie County Genealogy Page (319 words)
Pottawatomie County, located in central Oklahoma, is surrounded by the Counties of
Pottawatomie County was settled by the Seminole, Creek, Citizen Band Potawatomi, Absentee Shawnee, Kickapoo, Sac and Fox and other Indian Tribes.
Pottawatomie County has two institutions of higher education, Oklahoma Baptist University and St.
Pottawatomie County, Oklahoma - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (440 words)
Pottawatomie County is a county located in the state of Oklahoma.
Pottawatomie County was a part of the Oklahoma City Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Out of the total population, 18.90% of those under the age of 18 and 11.70% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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