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Term: Vieux Caron, Menominee leader, died ca. 1780

Definition: son of an unidentified French trader of the same name; he was not a hereditary chief but acquired respect and leadership through his personal qualities; mentioned in Spanish documents in 1777; refused to join Pontiac's war of resistance in 1763; father of Glode, Tomah and Iometah.

[Source: Wisconsin Historical Collections, vols. III & XVIII]
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