Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Mohicans (Mohegans). North American Indians, members of the Algonquian family, who, jointly with the Massachusetts and Narragansetts, occupied the region between the Hudson River and the Atlantic, being conterminous northwards with the kindred Etchemin and Abenaki tribes; they are immortalised by Fenimore Cooper in 'The Last of the Mohicans. Although supposed to be long extinct, the census of 1880 returned a, few calling themselves Mohicans in several counties of Connecticut, especially in New London and Norwich.