The Ohio River Valley

By: Aum & Pappy

What does Ohio mean?

Did you know the name "Ohio" is an Iroquoian Indian word? It came from the Seneca name for the Ohio River, Ohiyo, which means "it is beautiful."

Were the Seneca the original inhabitants of the Ohio River Valley

The Seneca's were not the original inhabitants of Ohio, however. The Indian tribes of the Ohio Valley were the really inhabitants of the Ohio River Valley.

How was the Ohio River Valley destroyed

The Ohio River Valley was destroyed by smallpox it had gave diseases to the inhabitants.

How many tribes were in the area of the Ohio River Valley

There were three tribes in the ohio area who are the Erie Tribe, Kickapoo Tribe, Shawnee Tribe.

When the Eurpeans arrived in North America, who was there?

There were Indians at the Ohio River Valley when the Europeans arrived.