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Native Heritage Commission: Piqua Shawnee Exhibit - October 6, 2018 Opening Reception

Posted on September 6, 2018 at 8:55 AM





Exhibition Dates October 6 - 31, 2018

Opening Reception October 6, 2018 3p-3p

https://berea.libcal.com/event/4006292" target="_blank">Berea College - Hutchins Library

There will be about 30 – 35 framed images with accompanying text. Images are either 20 @20X30” and 12-15 @ 24X36...

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Fort Mims - Tensaw Alabama

Posted on September 5, 2018 at 8:15 AM

Alabama Historical Commission

NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES


The Fort Mims site commemorates the battle that led to the Creek War of 1813-14.

On August 30, 1813 over 700 Creek Indians destroyed Fort Mims. American settlers, U.S. allied Creeks, and enslaved African Americans had sought refuge in the stockade. The Creek warriors who carried out the attack we...

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Cornstalk's Death

Posted on September 4, 2018 at 8:35 AM

Many Shawnee hoped to remain neutral during the American Revolution, but violence perpetrated by American settlers pushed the Shawnee to the British side. One of the loudest advocates for peace and neutrality was the Maquachake chief, Cornstalk, who corresponded regularly with Congressional Indian agent George Morgan. Cornstalk and other Maquachake leaders were so committed to neutrality that they announced plans to separate their peace faction and found a new town. In October 1777, Cornstalk...

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Nonhelema Hokolesqua c.1718-1786

Posted on August 31, 2018 at 2:15 PM

Nonhelema - Cornstalk's Sister

Nonhelema Hokolesqua[1] (c. 1718–1786) Born in 1718 into the Chalakatha (Chilliothe) division of the Shawnee nation, spent her early youth in Pennsylvania. Her brother Cornstalk, and her metis mother Katee accompanied her father Okowellos to the Alabama country in 1725. Their family returned to Pennsylvania with in five years. In 1734 she married her first husband, a Chalakatha chief. By 1750 Nonhelema was a Shawnee c...

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The Treaty of Greenville

Posted on August 31, 2018 at 12:25 AM

The Treaty of Greenville  was signed on August 3, 1795, at Fort Greenville, now Greenville, Ohio; it followed negotiations after the Native American loss at the Battle of Fallen Timbers a year earlier. It ended the Northwest Indian War in the Ohio Country and limited strategic parcels of land to the north and west. The parties to the treaty were a coalition of Native American tribes, known as the Western Confederacy, and United States government represented by Gener...

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Blue Jacket / Weyapiersenwah (ca. 1743-1810)

Posted on August 30, 2018 at 12:40 AM

From Ohio History Central

Weyapiersenwah (ca. 1743-1810), also spelled Wehyehpiherhsehnwah and commonly referred to by his English name Blue Jacket, was a prominent military leader of the Shawnee. During the Northwest Indian Wars (1785-1795), Blue Jacket and Miami Chief Little Turtle led an American Indian alliance against United States military forces in the Ohio Country, which included members of man...

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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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6 Things You May Not Know About Tecumseh

Posted on August 24, 2018 at 9:35 AM

History.com

By Jesse Greenspan


Tecumseh lost three close family members to frontier violence.

Born in 1768 in present-day Ohio, Tecumseh lived during an era of near-constant conflict between his Shawnee tribe and white frontiersmen. At age 6, Lord Dunmore’s War broke out after a series of...

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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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