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Battle of Fallen Timbers

Posted on August 28, 2018 at 9:50 AM

HISTORY.COM

The Battle of Timbers, on August 20, 1794, was the last major conflict of the Northwest Territory Indian War between Native Americans and the United States. At the battle, near present-day Toledo, Ohio, General Anthony Wayne (1745-96) led U.S. troops to victory over a confederation of Indian warriors whose leaders included Chief Blue Jacket of th...

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NCAI Honors Senator John McCain

Posted on August 27, 2018 at 9:40 AM

NCAI Press Release August 25, 2018


NCAI Honors Senator John McCain

WASHINGTON, D.C. | The National Congress of American Indians gives honor to the life of Senator John McCain and celebrates the time we had with him as a tireless champion for Indian Country and tribal sovereignty. The Senator dedicated many years to Indian Country. Serving as longtime member and former Chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian ...

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Indian Country Today: Digital News Platform Covering American Indians

Posted on August 27, 2018 at 9:05 AM

If you are looking for a daily source of news and information, check out Indian Country Today. A good resource for news and information. Sign up to receive updates from Indian Country Today. ICT Newsletter

Indian Country Today is a daily digital news platform that covers the Indigenous world, including American Indians and Alaska Natives. Indian Country Today is the largest news site that covers tribes and Native people throughout the Americ...

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The Piqua Shawnee Tribe

Posted on August 23, 2018 at 9:05 AM

Visit the State of Alabama Indian Affairs Commission website for more information

http://aiac.state.al.us/tribes_piquaShawnee.aspx


Early History

The state of Alabama has long been the home of many Shawnee people. In fact, some historians state that perhaps the Shawnee people have inhabited Alabama for a longer period of time than any other geographic region...

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NCAI to Host Tribal Unity Impact Days September 12-13, 2018

Posted on August 22, 2018 at 9:15 AM



NCAI and its co-sponsors will be hosting Tribal Unity Impact Days on September 12-13, 2018. This event will allow tribal leaders to engage with key members of Congress. On the morning of September 12, senators and representatives will brief tribal leaders on the current and critical legislative issues affecting American Indians and Alaska Natives. The rest of the two days will be for tribal advocacy meetin...

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Tecumseh Quote

Posted on December 18, 2017 at 8:15 AM

Tecumseh -


Shawnee Quote


So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart

Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and

demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify

all things in your life. Seek to make your life long and its purpose in the service

of your people.


Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go o...

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NCAI Urges Senate to Reauthorize CHIP and SDPI

Posted on December 14, 2017 at 12:40 PM

NCAI Urges Senate Leadership to Reauthorize CHIP and SDPI


On December 11th, 2017, NCAI sent the attached letters to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) urging them to promptly reauthorize the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the Special Diabetes Program for Indians (SDPI).

Both programs were reauthorized until September 30th, 2017 by the Medicare Access and CHIP Reaut...

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NCAI Tax Reform Update

Posted on December 13, 2017 at 9:55 AM

NCAI Tax Reform Update

December 8, 2017


Tax Reform Update

On December 2, the Senate passed its tax reform bill, which means the House and Senate must now resolve the differences between their bills. The Senate bill does not include any tribal provisions while the House bill has one tribal provision that would treat the loan repayment benefits offered by the Indian Health Service the same as loan repayment benefits offered by other public se...

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Blackfish (c.1729-1779) Shawnee Leader

Posted on December 12, 2017 at 9:20 AM

Blackfish (c. 1729-1779) Shawnee Leader

www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackfish_(Shawnee_leader)

Little is known about him, since he only appears in written historical records during the last three years of his life, primarily because of his interactions with the famous American frontiersmen Daniel Boone and Simon Kenton.

When the Shawnees were defeated by Virginia in...

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Tecumseh, Shawnee Leader

Posted on December 8, 2017 at 1:45 PM

Tecumseh, Shawnee Leader

Archaeology

Ruled ca. A.D. 1789-1813

Tuesday, July 16, 2013


tecumseh-shawnee

(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 figures has been considered vital for religious, cultural, or political ...

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Shawnee Indians Kansas Historical Society

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...

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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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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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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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