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Wenro Tribe

The Wenro Indians were an Iroquoian tribe of the northeastern woodlands, particularly Pennsylvania and New York state. They were relatives and allies of the Huron tribe. The Wenro language was never well recorded, but was clearly an Iroquoian language similar to Huron. The Wenros no longer exist as a distinct tribe. After being defeated in a war with the Iroquois Confederacy, the surviving Wenro people merged into the Huron-Wyandot tribe, where most Wenro descendants live today.

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Wenro Language Links

Wenro Language Tree:
    Theories about Wenro language relationships compiled by Linguist List.

Wenro Culture and History Links

Wenrohronon Tribe History:
    Article on the Wenro tribe from the Handbook of American Indians.
Wenro People:
    Wikipedia article on the Wenro Indians.
Four Directions: Wenro:
    Timeline and links about Wenro history.

Books for sale on the Wenro Indians

Eighteenth-Century Wyandot: A Clan-Based Study:
    Interesting book on the clan system and lifeways of the Huron, Petun, Neutral, and Wenro tribes.

Links, References, and Additional Information

Los Wenrohronon:
Information about the Wenros in Spanish.
Wenro Tribe:
Wenro links page.



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