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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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The Shawnee Indians: Their Customs, Their Traditions and Folk-Lore

Posted on September 21, 2017 at 12:35 AM

The Shawnee Indians: Their Customs, Their Traditions and Folk-Lore

Written by: James R. Carselowey, Journalist

April 26, 1938

Indian pioneer papers, 1860-1935. (Millwood, New York: Kraus Microform, 1989).


The University of Oklahoma: Digital Library

James R. Carselowey wrote several articles for the Indian Pioneer Papers. The above referenced article written in 1938 focuses on stories...

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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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