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Crossing Into Canada

Q: Why did most of the Native American tribes cross over to Canada?

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A: We're not really sure what you're asking about--most Native American tribes of Canada started out there. Only a few Canadian tribes (like the Abenaki and the Mohawk) originally lived in what's now the United States. Those tribes retreated to Canada during wars with the Americans. But most Canadian Indian tribes lived there in the first place, and most US Indian tribes remain in the United States today.

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Native Languages of the Americas

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 United States Indians
 Canadian Indians
 Abenaki history
 Mohawk history



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