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The Shawnee Sun, 1: The First Indian-language Periodical Published in the United States

Posted on September 19, 2017 at 12:25 AM" target="_blank">The Shawnee Sun, 1

The First Indian-language Periodical

Published in the United States

Doug C. McMurtrie

November 1933 (Vol. 2, No. 4), pages 338 to 342

Transcribed by lhn; digitized with permission of the Kansas Historical Society.


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History of the Shawnee Indians: From the Year 1681 to 1854 by Henry Harvey (1855)

Posted on September 15, 2017 at 8:35 AM" target="_blank">History of the Shawnee Indians: From the Year 1681 to 1854, Inclusive

Front Cover

Henry Harvey

Ephraim Morgan & sons, 1855 - Shawnee Indians - 306 pages

Author Henry Harvey, member of the Religious Society of Friends spent time with the Shawnee Indians learning their history ...

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The Shawanese prophet and Tecumseh / Huyot. (Wood Engraving)

Posted on September 15, 2017 at 8:30 AM" target="_blank">Library of Congress - Wood engravings--1810-1890.

Tecumseh,--Shawnee Chief,--1768-1813

Tenskwatawa,--Shawnee Prophet

Created / Published [between 1814 and 1890]

The Shawanese prophet and Tecumseh / Huyot.

Print shows Tenskwatawa...

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Ceremonial Pipe, Attributed to Tecumseh

Posted on September 13, 2017 at 8:55 AM

Ceremonial Pipe, Attributed to Tecumseh

From the Library of Congress

Ceremonial Pipe, Tecumseh


Filson Special Collections


Filson Historical Society

DIGITAL ID  icufaw apf0012

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Shawnee Spirituality

Posted on August 31, 2017 at 4:00 PM

Shawnee Spirituality

Posted on May 31, 2015 by Ojibwa

The Shawnee, whose name means “Southerners”, once occupied a vast region west of the Cumberland mountains of the Appalachian chain in what is now part of Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia. Like the other Algonquian-speaking tribes of the western part of the Northeast Woodlands Culture Area, the Shawnee had a t...

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Genealogy: Indian Tribes of North America Shawnee Indians

Posted on August 30, 2017 at 9:45 AM" target="_blank">Shawnee Indians

Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Native American, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia

Updated: October 18, 2013

Shawnee Tribe: Meaning “southerners,&...

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Tecumseh: The Last Warrior (1995) MOVIE TNT

Posted on August 29, 2017 at 10:00 AM

You need Adobe Flash Player to view this content." target="_blank">Tecumseh: The LastWarrior (1995)

IMDB Information

Director: Larry Elikan...

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Native American Chiefs & Leaders Series: Tecumseh

Posted on August 29, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Native American Chiefs & Leaders Series: Tecumseh

By Murray Lee | Published: February 18, 2014

“A single twig breaks, but the bundle of twigs is strong.”

These are words spoken by Chief Tecumseh, a Shawnee warrior who was a great orator and a fine leader. Tecumseh had the ability to bring tribes together and...

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The PBS Native American Documentary 'We Shall Remain'

Posted on August 25, 2017 at 4:10 PM

The PBS Native American Documentary 'We ShallRemain'

By Philip Kennicott

Washington Post Staff Writer

Monday, April 13, 2009

"We Shall Remain," a five-part PBS series that retells American history from the Native American perspective, is a remarkably old-fashioned documentary. It is built up slowly, chronologically, and power...

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Chief Tecumseh Poem - American Shawnee Chief

Posted on August 24, 2017 at 8:55 AM

Chief Tecumseh - Poem

This poem written by Chief Tecumseh was used in the movie "Act of Valor" (2012) Production Companies Relativity Media (presents) Bandito Brothers.

Music by Hunter Hayes 'Where We Left Off"

As relevant today as it was when written and spoken by Chief Tecumseh.

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The Piqua Shawnee Tribe - Today

Posted on August 18, 2017 at 12:35 AM

The Piqua Shawnee Tribe - Alabama Today

State of Alabama Indian Affairs Commission

State of Alabama Indian Affairs Commission Tribal Map


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History Channel - Tecumseh

Posted on August 16, 2017 at 9:05 AM

Native American History - Tecumseh

History Channel (2009)

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...

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Shawnee History and Population - Encyclopaedia Britannica

Posted on August 7, 2017 at 10:15 AM

Encyclopædia Britannica Shawnee-people

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...

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Shawnee - Northeast Woodlands

Posted on July 29, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Shawnee (Native Americans of the Northeast Woodlands)

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...

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Ken Tankersley, PhD - Discovery, History and Artifacts Piqua Shawnee

Posted on July 28, 2017 at 8:50 AM

From Cincinnati Magazine: July 2014, By Paula Christian

Land of the Lost and Found

"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...

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