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Scientific evidence indicates the presence of Native Americans in the area that is today Rhode Island as long ago as 8,000 years. At the time of European exploration, the resident tribes subsisted on hunting and fishing supplemented by some agriculture. The major tribes, all part of the Algonkian language group, included:


See Indian Wars.
See also Native American Cultural Regions map.

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