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The homeland of the Illinois (il-la-noy) includes a large area of the Midwest in the region comprising the present state of Illinois and parts of Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa and Wisconsin. Many are now located in Oklahoma.
Nations of the Illinois Confederacy
Peoria Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma: http://www.peoriatribe.com/
"Illinois." Funk and Wagnalls Encyclopedia. 1975
Maxwell, James, ed. America's Fascinating Indian Heritage. Pleasantville, New York: Reader's Digest Association, Inc., 1978.
Terrell, John Upton. American Indian Almanac. New York: Apollo Editions, 1974..
Walker, Bryce, ed. Through Indian Eyes. Pleasantville, New York: Reader's Digest Association, Inc., 1995.