Patuxent people

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Not to be confused with Patuxet tribe or Pawtucket tribe.
Patuxent
Total population
Extinct as a tribe
Regions with significant populations
Western Shore of Maryland
Languages
Algonquian
Religion
Native religion
Related ethnic groups
Piscataway

The Patuxent were one of the Native American tribes living along the western shore of the Chesapeake Bay. They spoke an Algonquian language and were loosely dominated by the Piscataway.

They were among the first people taught by Andrew White.

Sources[edit]

  • Maryland: A Colonial History. p. 22, 41