American Tribes Nations and Confederacies:Canarsee

Canarsee a native North American tribe, whose language belongs to the Algonquian-Wakashan linguistic stock, originally occupied the western part of Long Island, New York, before selling the site of Brooklyn to the Dutch settlers.

They paid tribute to the Mohawk, and despite being a strong tribe, were almost wiped out by warfare and disease, these days The Canarsee cease to exist as a distinct group.

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