Why is the Mississippi River called Mississippi?

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obviously because the mississipians found it and named it,.... but mostly because the mississipians found it. ^_^
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What did the indans call the Mississippi river?

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What are the rivers called that feed into the Mississippi river?

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Why is Mississippi River called the Mississippi River?

the procees of ivers going down the first river was called mississippi and had larger mouth than all the other rivers where it joins although it should be called missouri becu