Kitchi-gaming

(Chikaming Township, Michigan) Here's some news you can use in the New Year: The name of Chikaming Township was given in 1842 by Richard Peckham from a Potawatomi name meaning "big lake." The original form was probably Kitchi-gaming, "at the big lake."  Now, what big lake were they talking about?

(Chikaming Township, Michigan) Here’s some news you can use in the New Year: The name of Chikaming Township was given in 1842 by Richard Peckham from a Potawatomi name meaning “big lake.” The original form was probably Kitchi-gaming, “at the big lake.” Now, what big lake were they talking about?

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Charles McKelvy lives and writes in southwest Michigan with his wife and fellow writer, Natalie McKelvy. They established the Dunery Press in 1988 in order to publish their own fiction. They continue to do so to this day. Charles McKelvy is an Eagle Scout.
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