|Posted on December 12, 2017 at 7:10 AM|
Tecumseh was born in 1768 near Chillicothe, Ohio. His father, Puckshinwau was a minor Shawnee war chief. His mother Methotaske was also Shawnee. Tecumseh came of age during the height of the French and Indian War and in 1774 his father was killed at the Battle of Point Pleasant during Lord Dunmore’s War. This ha...Read Full Post »
|Posted on December 8, 2017 at 1:45 PM|
Tecumseh, Shawnee Leader
Ruled ca. A.D. 1789-1813
Tuesday, July 16, 2013
(The Bridgeman Art Library, The Art Archive at Art Resource, NY)
Tecumseh in an 1881 engraving
Throughout history in many cultures, preserving the physical remains of great fig...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 29, 2017 at 8:05 AM|
Shawnee Indians – Kansas Historical Society
Originally from the southern states of Tennessee and South Carolina, the Shawnee Indians moved often before the first group arrived in the Wyandotte and Johnson County area.
In 1825, the Shawnee living near Cape Girardeau, Missouri, were removed from their homes by the United States government and given a tract of land south of the Kansas River and west of the Missouri River. Relocation began in 18...Read Full Post »
|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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on November 12, 2017 at 8:45 AM|
Panther in the Sky, February 13, 1990
by James Alexander Thom (Author)
What particularly distinguishes this splendidly vigorous and imaginative recreation of the life of the great Shawnee chief Tecumseh (1768-1813) is its bid to ...Read Full Post »
|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...Read Full Post »
|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. After two weeks of negotiating, the Potawatomi leaders convinced the Miami to accept the treaty as...Read Full Post »
|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.
~ TecumsehRead Full Post »
|Posted on October 27, 2017 at 8:25 AM|
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...Read Full Post »
|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
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 A...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 18, 2017 at 8:25 AM|
Bhamwiki, now in its tenth year, is an encyclopedic resource for anyone curious about Birmingham, Alabama and the region around it. We aim for accuracy, objectivity, and accessibility as we work steadily to expand our coverage.
Bhamwiki has more than twelve thousand individual entries to explore. Peruse some of the featured articles, or ne...Read Full Post »
|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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 16, 2017 at 8:10 AM|
The Treaty of Fort Wayne (1809)
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...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 13, 2017 at 9:55 AM|
Shownese Traditions. C. C. TROWBRIDGE, Edited by VERNON KLNIETZ and ERMINIE W. VOEGELIN. (Occasional Contributions from the Museum of Anthropology of the University of Michigan, No. 9, 71 pp. Ann Arbor, 1939.)
This volume is the second to be published of the early nineteenth century manuscripts of C. C. Trowbridge on the ethnology of the tr...Read Full Post »
|Posted on October 11, 2017 at 8:35 AM|
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...Read Full Post »