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2010 U.S. Census Report American Indian Populations

Posted on November 16, 2017 at 8:00 AM

2010 U.S. Census Report American Indian Populations

UNITED STATES TRIBES & PEOPLE

There are 562 federally recognized tribes in the United States. Of these 229 are located in Alaska and the remainder are spread across 33 other states.

The 2010 U.S. Census reported 2.9 million people with pure American Indian and Alaska Native ancestry. Native Americans of mixed race totaled 2.3 million.

The combined U.S. population in 2010 was 5.2 milli...

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Panther in The Sky By James Alexander Thom

Posted on November 12, 2017 at 8:45 AM

Panther in the Sky, February 13, 1990

by James Alexander Thom (Author)

(Historical Fiction)



What particularly distinguishes this splendidly vigorous and imaginative recreation of the life of the great Shawnee chief Tecumseh (1768-1813) is its bid to capture the spirit of Midwestern Indian culture from within,"...

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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography: Transculturation

Posted on November 12, 2017 at 8:40 AM

The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography published an interesting article/research on Transculturation of the Anglo-American and American Indian that went in both directions. The influence and adoption of food, cooking, farming, and building. The below is an excerpt, the full publication can be read by following the link below.

The Pennsylvania Magazine

Of History and Biography

Pennsylvania...

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Tecumseh, Treaty of Fort Wayne and the Comet of 1811

Posted on November 12, 2017 at 8:20 AM

Tecumseh, Treaty of Fort Wayne and the Comet of 1811

In September 1809 William Henry Harrison, then governor of the Indiana Territory, invited the Potawatomi, Lenape, Eel River people, and the Miami to a meeting in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In the negotiations, Harrison promised large subsidies and payments to the tribes if they would cede the lands he was asking for.[29] After two weeks of negotiating, the Potawatomi leaders convinced the Miami to accept the treaty as...

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Tecumseh Poem "Give Thanks"

Posted on October 30, 2017 at 8:30 AM

Tecumseh - Give Thanks


When you rise in the morning, give thanks for the light, for your life, for your strength.

Give thanks for your food and for the joy of living.

If you see no reason to give thanks, the fault lies in yourself.

~ Tecumseh

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Pontiac's Rebellion

Posted on October 27, 2017 at 8:25 AM

Pontiac's Rebellion

Pontiac's Rebellion Summary and Definition: Pontiac's Rebellion, aka the Pontiac War (1763 - 1766), broke out in the Ohio River Valley. Chief Pontiac (1720-1769) was a powerful and respected head chief of the Ottawa, Chippewa and Potawatomi. Chief Pontiac led a rebellion of a number of tribes against the British and the colonists. Pontiac's Rebellion followed the defeat of the French in the French Indian War (1754-1763) and the c...

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How did Piqua get its Name?

Posted on October 26, 2017 at 8:30 AM

How did the Town of Piqua get its name?

Rosalie Yoakam, Contributing Writer

Wednesday, June 25, 2014


Fort Piqua


A town grew out of the wilderness of Miami County after one pioneer built a log house near the Great Miami River in 1798.

Job Gard, a former soldier under “Mad Anthony Wayne,” was the pioneer. The land was about ei...

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Piqua Shawnee

Posted on October 18, 2017 at 8:25 AM

Piqua Shawnee

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Bhamwiki has more than twelve thousand individual entries to explore. Peruse some of the featured articles, or ne...

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What are some traditional Shawnee Indian food recipes?

Posted on October 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM

What are some traditional Shawnee Indian food recipes?

Shawnee cakes and three sisters soup are some traditional recipes from the Shawnee Indians. Variations of these recipes were used by Native American tribes throughout North America and were also adapted by European settlers.

The exact origin of Shawnee cakes is unknown, but some historians believe the dish originally belonged to the Shawnee people. These simple fried corn cakes, also known as Johnny cakes...

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The Treaty of Fort Wayne (1809)

Posted on October 16, 2017 at 8:10 AM

The Treaty of Fort Wayne (1809)

Tecumseh's War

The two principal adversaries in the conflict, chief Tecumseh and American politician William Henry Harrison, had both been junior participants in the Battle of Fallen Timbers at the close of the Northwest Indian Wars in 1794. Tecumseh was not among the Native American signers of the Treaty of Greenville, which had ended the war, when the Shawnee and other Native Americans ceded much of thei...

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Shawnee Traditions By C.C. Trowbridge

Posted on October 13, 2017 at 9:55 AM

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 Battle of Piqua

Posted on October 5, 2017 at 8:00 AM

Battle of Piqua



George Rogers Clark


Throughout the American Revolution, Shawnee warriors conducted raids against American settlements in Kentucky. In the summer of 1780, George Rogers Clark, hoping to prevent further attacks, led 1,050 men against the Shawnee living in the Miami...

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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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Tecumseh: Vision of Glory (Book) By Glenn Tucker

Posted on October 2, 2017 at 8:45 AM

Tecumseh: Vision of Glory

By Glenn Tucker

Pickle Partners Publishing, Nov 6, 2015 - Biography & Autobiography - 407 pages


In the years just preceding the War of 1812 one man, an Indian, dominated the American frontier—Tecumseh. He emerges here as a vivid, splendid character, a man of unusual talents and noble aims, whereas in much previous history and biography he has been depicted as a baffling, sinister, often bloody figure̵...

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