Scahentoarrhonon

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The Scahentoarrhonon or Scahentowanenrhonon were a little-known indigenous people of North America originally from the Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania,[1] which they called Scahentowanen ('It is a very great plain').

History[edit]

Little is known of the Scahentoarrhonon. They were recorded in the Jesuit Relation for 1635. They appear to have been destroyed as a tribe by the Iroquois in 1652 during the Beaver Wars. Survivors may have been assimilated by one or more of the Five Nations.

Language[edit]

Scahentoarrhonon was an Iroquoian language, likely related to Susquehannock, Wendat, Erie and Wenrohronon.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wenrohronon Tribe". Access Genealogy. 2013-07-14. Retrieved 2013-10-25.