❖ July 2, 1809 ❖ Shawnee Chief Tecumseh calls on all Indians to unite and resist. Together, Tecumseh argued, the various tribes had enough strength to stop the whites from taking further land. By 1810, he had organized the Ohio Valley Confederacy, which united Indians from the Shawnee, Potawatomi, Kickapoo, Winnebago, Menominee, Ottawa, and Wyandot nations. American Indian, Ohio History, Indian Wars, Indian Heritage, Native Heritage, Ohio Valley, Chiefs Tecumseh, Native American
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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.
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