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Native American History – Turtle Island:  The Original Name for North America

Native American History – Turtle Island: The Original Name for North America

The name Turtle Island comes from the Aboriginal Creation storyTurtle Island was renamed North America after a Spanish explorer, Amerigo Vespucci The Anishinaabek are one of the most widespread nations of the Aboriginal People of Turtle Island. There are Anishinaabek people living from The Canadian Sub-arctic across Turtle Island into Mexico. Many Native nations say […]