A confederacy of Native People of the Eastern Woodlands with an Algonquian language. They occupied both banks

Mahican Warrior

of the Hudson River, almost to Lake Champlain. The Mohegans were a tribe of the Mahican group; both have been called Mohicans. By 1664 the Mohawk had driven the Mahicans East to Massachusetts. Their complete dispersal was hastened when their enemies were armed by the Dutch.