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Term: Brule, Etienne, 1592?-1632

Definition: French interpreter and associate of Champlain; first European to visit Lakes Huron and Ontario; probably visited Lake Superior and northern Wisconsin in 1622 or 1623. View more information elsewhere on our site.

[Source: Sagard-Theodat, Gabriel. "Excerpts related to Etienne Brule's Discovery of Lake Superior" at Turning Points in Wis. History (www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/)]
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