Chautauqua was inspiration and entertainment – all of it G-rated. Chautauqua, a Seneca Indian word meaning ”one who has taken out fish there,” was applied first to a lake in southwest New York state. After the establishment of a family bible camp on a lake in western New York State. s Western Chautauqua in northern Noble County as a conference for Methodist Sunday School teachers. Though somewh. In her earlier…