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So whats in a name? skaneatlas is Skaneateles 

Blame it on the Iriquoi Indians: It means long, beautiful lake.

any member of the North American Indian tribes speaking a language of the Iroquoian family—notably the Cayuga, Cherokee, Huron, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca, and Tuscarora, in addition to the Iroquois proper. The name Iroquois is a French derivation of Irinakhoiw, meaning “rattlesnakes,” their Algonquian enemy’s epithet. They call themselves Hodenosaunee, meaning…

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2007 @ 11:43 am by Curt
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