|Posted on August 18, 2017 at 12:35 AM|
|Posted on August 16, 2017 at 9:05 AM|
Shawnee Indian political leader and war chief Tecumseh (1768-1813) came of age amid the border warfare that ravaged the Ohio Valley in the late 18th century. He took part in a series of raids of Kentucky and Tennessee frontier settlements in the 1780s, and emerged...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 14, 2017 at 2:40 PM|
We have been taught about the Revolutionary War battles of Bunker Hill and Yorktown but the Battle of Piqua (also called the Battle of Peckuwe) may have slipped our educators notice. It was the largest military engagement of the Revolutionary War west of the Allegheny Mountains and would greatly influence a 12 year old boy namedRead Full Post »
|Posted on August 7, 2017 at 10:15 AM|
In the 17th century the Shawnee were driven from their home by the Iroquois, scattering into widely separated areas. Some settled in what is now Illinois and others in the Cumberland Valley, while one group moved to the southeast. After 1725 the tribe r...Read Full Post »
|Posted on August 5, 2017 at 7:45 AM|
Piqua Shawnee Tribe – Early historical records show that the Shawnee were inhabitants of Lawrence county of North Alabama. They were forced from the Tennessee Valley by the combined efforts of the Chickasaw and Cherokee.
The state of Alabama has long been the home of many Shawnee people. In fact, so...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 29, 2017 at 12:00 AM|
Government The five Shawnee divisions were Chillikothe, Kispokotha, Piqua, Hathawekela, and Spitotha. They were linked through specific responsibilities, such as politics, ceremonialism, and war, and were associated both with specific territories and towns. Division membership was inherited patrilin...Read Full Post »
|Posted on July 28, 2017 at 8:50 AM|
"Land of the Lost and Found"
Dr. Kenneth Barnett Tankersley, PhD completed a book about Dr. Charles Metz, a 19th-century Madisonville physician and amateur archaeologist who discover...Read Full Post »