This is a story by Ephraim Williams of the Anishinaabeg history (aka Ojibwa) of hunting and gathering in the land of the Sauks. The Ojibwa believed that misfortune was due to the bad spirits that the Sauks had left behind.
A legend telling of secret Indian lead mines and murder of a young couple are conveyed in this verbal history of the Upper Thumb of Michigan.
This another series of converging Native American trails in Michigan that roughly ran parallel to the famous Saginaw trail. An 1825 map of Michigan clearly details this minor trail. Starting near Detroit west of Fort Shelby and the Côté des Pays, ( County Side) road. The trail stops at stop at Kechewondaugoning and Shigemasking