Mattawa, Ontario

Mattawa, Ontario

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mattawa is a town in northeastern Ontario, Canada, at the confluence of the Mattawa and Ottawa Rivers in Nipissing District. Mattawa means "Meeting of the Waters" in Ojibwa. In 1615 Etienne Brul and Samuel de Champlain were the first Europeans to pass through this area.The area was first inhabited by native peoples who used the Mattawa River as an important transportation corridor for many centuries. In 1610, tienne Br l and in 1615, Samuel de Champlain were the first Europeans to travel through the Mattawa area. For some 200 years thereafter, it was a link in the important water route leading from Montreal west to Lake Superior. Canoes travelling west up the Ottawa turned left at "the Forks" (the mouth of the Mattawa) to enter the "Petite Rivi re" ("Small River," as compared to the Ottawa), before continuing on to Lake Nipissing.show more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 186g
  • Cel Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 613579292X
  • 9786135792928