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According to tradition, Punxsutawney was an Indian village before the advent of the European settlers in America. The name Punxsutawney means "sand-fly" place," the Indian word for sand-fly being "ponki", So, the Indians called the place - Ponsutenink, i.e. 'the town of the ponkis.' The vermin were so small as not to be seen, and their bite being hot as sparks of fire. More History