see Tobacco NationTobacco Nation
or Tionontati,
Native North Americans of the Iroquoian branch of the Hokan-Siouan linguistic stock (see Native American languages). In 1616, when visited by the French, they were living S of Nottawasaga Bay, in Ontario.
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French settlers gave that name to the Tionontati, who also grew it.
On the east, living in the Georgian Bay area, were the Huron Indians and the closely related Tionontati or Tobacco Huron.