Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Illinois (confederacy)

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Collier's New Encyclopedia
Illinois (confederacy)
Edition of 1921; disclaimer.

ILLINOIS, a confederacy of five tribes of North American Indians, comprising the Peoria, Kaskaskia, Cahokia, Tamaroa, and Michegamia. They formerly occupied Illinois and adjacent parts of Wisconsin, Iowa, and Missouri.