Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Notable Shawnee

Notable Shawnee - Wikipedia

  • Peter Chartier (1690–1759), also known as Wacanackshina, French-Canadian-Shawnee who opposed the sale of alcohol in Shawnee communities and fought on the side of the French in the French and Indian War.
  • Cornstalk (1720–1777), led the Shawnee in Dunmore's War of 1774.
  • Nonhelema (1720–1786), sister of Cornstalk, helped compile the dictionary for the Shawnee language.
  • Blue Jacket (1743–1810), also known as Weyapiersenwah, a leader in the Northwest Indian War and important predecessor to Tecumseh.
  • George Drouillard (1773–1810), scout on Lewis and Clark expedition
  • Black Hoof (1740–1831), also known as Catecahassa, respected Shawnee chief who believed his people needed to adapt to European-American culture to survive.
  • Chiksika (1760–1792), Kispoko war chief and older brother of Tecumseh
  • Tecumseh (1768–1813), Shawnee leader; with his brother Tenskwatawa attempted to unite tribes west of the Appalachians against the expansion of European-American settlement.
  • Tenskwatawa (1775–1836), Shawnee prophet and younger brother of Tecumseh


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