Chautauqua (disambiguation)

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Chautauqua is a word from the Iroquois meaning "bag tied in the middle/two moccasins tied together".

"Where the fish was taken out" another meaning of Chautauqua by W.M. Beauchamp. See link to his 1891 musings on the originations, etymology, and possible differences in meanings & spellings of the word commonly known as Chautauqua.

Adult education[edit]

  • Chautauqua, an adult education movement featuring lectures, plays, and musical performances; the word is also used for any single organization pursuing this activity. The idea was originated in 1874 in Chautauqua, New York, which lends its name to the format, but was soon copied elsewhere.
  • Chautauqua Institution, where the Chautauqua movement started in 1874; still in operation
    • Chautauqua, a literary journal published by the Chautauqua Institution


Other usages[edit]

See also[edit]

'Chautauqua and Other Iroquois Names' 1891.