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Onekama is a village in Manistee County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The population was 647 at the 2000 census. The village is located within Onekama Township on the shores of Portage Lake. The town's name is derived from "oneka-ma-engh", a native phrase for "portage". The name is properly pronounced "O-NEK-ah-ma", but some local business people have mirthfully utilized a common mispronunciation by tourists and have produced sweatshirts, t-shirts, and bumper stickers with the symbols "1," (pronounced 'ONE comma').