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Anne Smith
Anne Smith • 2 years ago

❖ 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.

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Shawnee Chief Tecumseh Speech

The Shawnee Indians history with mention of Tecumseh and how the Shawnee Indians are in Ohio history.

Date:1810–15 Geography:United States or Canada, Ohio or Ontario Culture:Wyandot or Shawnee Medium:Native-tanned skin, sinew, thread, silk, glass

Tecumseh, Ute Indian Chief Ohio

  • Cynthia L.

    Should have edited this, the Tecumseh I normally think of was not a Plains Indian. The Ute were from a different area. The one I normally think of is from further east. Possibly Shawnee. maybe a bit earlier? The man in the photo I shared appears to be in my opinion form further west. my intent was to mention how many people share common names or were named after a hero or ancestor. Sorry if I caused confusion.

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.

Portrait of Shawnee military and political leader Tecumseh, ca. 1800. Via Ohio Memory.

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

Shawnee Midwest, Ohio, Pennsylvania