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Shawnee Ceremonial Dance: Fall Bread Dance

Posted on October 11, 2017 at 8:35 AM

Shawnee Ceremonial Dance: Fall Bread Dance

As with other Indian Nations, Shawnee ritual was expressed most publicly in their dances. The Shawnee ritual year opened with the Spring Bread Dance and closed with the Fall Bread Dance. Some Shawnee groups had a Green Corn Dance, but it was not the beginning of the ritual year as in other northeastern or sout...

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The Shawnee Bluejacket Family

Posted on October 2, 2017 at 9:00 AM

The Shawnee Bluejacket Family

(This is a re-post of the Native Heritage Project)

https://nativeheritageproject.com/2012/08/22/the-shawnee-bluejacket-family/

Posted on August 22, 2012 by Roberta Estes


The Shawnee Bluejacket family reaches back into the mid-1700s. Records begin with Chief Bluejacket himself, also known by his Native names of Se-pet-te-he-nath, Big Rabbit, his name given at birth and Wa Weyapiersehnwaw, his adult c...

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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

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

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 and culture. Although the intent was to teach the Shawnee doctrines and principles of the Christian Religion Henry Harvey took account of the Sha...

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

Posted on September 15, 2017 at 8:30 AM

https://www.loc.gov/item/2012645311/" 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


SOURCE COLLECTION

Filson Special Collections

REPOSITORY

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

https://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/shawnee-indians.htm" 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

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tiGHcDflcI&list=PLB5IfubB61oaP0jS97IAUNAvPpNAZaGPB" 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

www.aiac.alabama.gov


State of Alabama Indian Affairs Commission Tribal Map


Today

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History Channel - Tecumseh

Posted on August 16, 2017 at 9:05 AM

Native American History - Tecumseh

History Channel (2009) www.history.com

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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