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Indians Of The 19th Century After the Treaty of Greenville, some Indian groups settled on reservations in northwestern Ohio. However, during the next 30 to 40 years, the tribes gradually gave up their lands to the federal government and were moved west to reservations, generally in Kansas and Oklahoma. The Wyandot were the last to leave, in 1843. Some of the descendants of the Ohio Indians continue to live on western reservations. This portrait Shawnee military and political leader Tecumseh
Ottawa ~ one of the many native Indian tribes that lived in the vast lands of Canada
Blue Jacket, war chief of the shawnees in frontier ohio country, story is about a young white dutch boy who is captured by the shawnee and heroically earns adoption into the tribe and becomes great war chief. Widely taught as truth intill in 2007 DNA tests prove the story to be false, Blue Jacket was 100 percent indian, but still a very great story
Our 5th great grandfather Chief Shabbona, "Built Like A Bear". He was the nephew of Ottawa Chief Pontiac. Fall of 1800, his hunting party came across the Potawatomi tribe ("little brother" tribe to the Ottawa & the Ojibwa). He stayed with the Potawatomi tribe after taking their Chief Spotka's daughter, Coconoko, as his wife; years later becoming Chief of the Potawatomi
Chief Tecumseh: Tecumseh (War of 1812). His name means: "a flying tiger". A Shawnee Native, born of a Creek mother, near the banks of Mad River, a few miles from Springfield, Ohio.