Fort Shantok From 1636 to 1682, this was the site of the main Mohegan town and the home of Uncas, the most prominent and influential Mohegan leader and statesman of his era. Uncas was first noted in European records as the leader of a small Indian community at "Munhicke" in 1636; within a few years of this, Uncas had emerged as the most prominent Indian client of the Connecticut authorities at New Haven and Hartford. http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=1958&ResourceType=Site
Fort Shantok, in Montville, Connecticut, was the site of the principal Mohegan settlement between 1636 to 1682 and the sacred ground of Uncas, one the most prominent and influential Mohegan leader and statesman of his era. Originally part of Mohegan reservation lands, the property was taken by the state of Connecticut in the 20th century and Fort Shantok State Park was established. In 1995, following legal action by the tribe to recover its lands, the state returned the park to Mohegan…
In 1750 in the royal burial ground of the Mohegans Indians in Norwich, CT one of the memorial state’s "In memory of Elizabeth Joquib, the daughter of Mahomet, great-grandchild to the first Uncas, great sachem of Mohegan, who died July 5th, 1740 at 38 years old. Mamohet was the rightful heir of Qwenoco but Ben, the youngest son of Uncas, of illegitimate birth, succeeded Caesar, the successor as sachem after Owenoco.
A large boulder called Cochegan Rock is important to the Mohegan people. It is thought to be where the leader Uncas held tribal councils, or meetings. It is located in the eastern part of the state of Connecticut. Also known as Sheegan Rock. Thames River Connecticut | ... :PSM V37 D210 Sheegan rock close to the thames river connecticut.jpg
As a youth of fifteen, Medicine Crow went on his first war party. In the next nineteen years, he led a vigorous and often dangerous life of a Plains Indian warrior. For twelve of those years he was a war chief noted for his agility in hand-to-hand combat, courage, and dependability in bringing his men back home not only safely but victorious. Crow Indian
Quanah Parker,1845 or 1852 - Feb.23,1911 was a Comanche War Chief, a leader in the Native American Church and the last leader of the powerful Quahadi. He was the son of Comanche Chief Peta Nocona and Cynthia Ann Parker who had been kidnapped at the age of 9. Quanah Parker looked, and dressed like an Indian but he have very blue eyes. He was one of the most feared Indian leaders in the west. He died on Feb. 23,1911 at the age of 59.
1898 Zitkala-Sa (1876-1938) was a beautiful Yankton Sioux woman of Native American & white mixed ancestry. She was well educated and went on to become an accomplished author, musician, composer and later went on to work for the reform of Indian policies in the United States
Quanah Parker in Oklahoma near Duncan. Pinned by indus® in honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow.
Cabinet Card of Indian with Tomahawk by ilgunmkr, via Flickr. In honor of the indigenous people of North America who have influenced our indigenous medicine and spirituality by virtue of their being a member of a tribe from the Western Region through the Plains including the beginning of time until tomorrow