Category Archives: Shawnee

Bluejacket Reunion with a Tomahawk

I want to thank Carlyle Henshaw for this wonderful article.  When I asked him for permission to publish, here’s what Carlyle had to say. “I really had fun researching that article.  The three Bluejacket brothers that establish Bluejacket Crossing were … Continue reading

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Logan’s Lament

Logan, also called Logan the Orator, born about 1723 and died in 1780, was a Native American orator and war leader born in the Iroquois Confederacy.  The statue above in Logan, West Virginia, honors his memory.  Although Logan was of … Continue reading

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Tecumseh – “Die Like a Hero Going Home”

“So live your life that the fear of death can never enter your heart. Trouble no one about their religion; respect others in their view, and demand that they respect yours. Love your life, perfect your life, beautify all things … Continue reading

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7th Generation Returns to Tecumseh’s Memorial

It was prophecied that the 7th generation would return.  Indeed they are, 200 years later.  The Chatham, Ontario paper carried a story covering the return of about 80 Shawnee from Texas to Canada, to visit a monument honoring Chief Tecumseh who died during … Continue reading

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The Indians of Lawrence Co., PA

Sometimes old history books, especially those published in the 1800s whose authors had access to people who memories extended back into the previous century can be goldmines.  While researching the Scotch-Irish in Lawrence County, PA, I found the following information about … Continue reading

Posted in Allegewi, Cat Nation, Cornplanter, Delaware, Erie, Eriehronon, Iroquois, Lenape, Lenni Lenape, Mengwe, Mingoes, Mound Builders, Seneca, Shawnee, Six Nations, Wyandot | 5 Comments

History of the Moravians in NC

One of the missions of the Moravians was to preach the gospel to the Native Americans.  Their records are held in the Moravian Church archives in Bethlehem , Pennsylvania, but they have been reproduced and are available on microfilm. http://www.gale.cengage.com/servlet/ItemDetailServlet?region=9&imprint=745&titleCode=PSM106&type=4&id=172621Continue reading

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George Washington Letter to Tuscarora

The French and Indian War took place from 1754 to 1763.  During this time, a significant amount of land was disputed, and fighting took place primarily in these regions and in borderlands.  The Native American tribes were key players, often … Continue reading

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