Shawnee Indians – West Virginia

https://www.wvencyclopedia.org/articles/383 Williams, John Alexander “Shawnee.” e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia. 29 October 2010. Web. 26 September 2018. The Shawnees were the southernmost of the Algonquian-speaking peoples of the eastern woodlands; hence their name, which derives from ‘‘southerner’’ in these languages. Originally centered in the mid-Ohio Valley, they descended, according to some archeologists, from the pre-historic […]

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Shawnee Indians – Texas

SHAWNEE INDIANS TSHA – Texas State Historical Association By Carol A. Lipscomb SHAWNEE INDIANS. The Shawnees were one of many immigrant tribes from the United States who entered Texas in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. This eastern woodlands tribe originally inhabited the Ohio and Cumberland valleys in what is now Kentucky. Some Shawnee […]

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History: National Congress of American Indians (NCAI)

Archived records at The Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian https://americanindian.si.edu/sites/1/files/archivecenter/AC010_ncai.pdf Biographical Note The National Congress of America Indians, which describes itself as the oldest and largest American Indian and Alaskan Native organization in the United States, was founded on November 16, 1944, in Denver, CO. NCAI was intended to serve as a link […]

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Alabama Indian Affairs Commission

Rachel Naftel, Auburn University http://www.encyclopediaofalabama.org/article/h-3970 The Alabama Indian Affairs Commission (AIAC), headquartered in Montgomery, Montgomery County, was established by the Alabama State Legislature in 1984 to serve as a liaison between Native Americans in the state and local, state, and federal agencies. Primarily, the AIAC aims to connect the Native American community in the state […]

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History Of The Shawnee: Part 3

PART 3: As published in the Official Newsletter of the Piqua Shawnee (Fall 2018) By Barbara Lehmann, Piqua Shawnee Tribal Historic Preservation Officer Barbara’s History Corner: Here is an article from Access Geneology (1/13/15): Bezallion informed the governor that the Shaonois of Carolina he was told had killed several Christians; whereupon the government of that […]

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History Of The Shawnee: Part 2

PART 2: As published in the Official Newsletter of the Piqua Shawnee (Fall 2018) By Barbara Lehmann, Piqua Shawnee Tribal Historic Preservation Officer Barbara’s History Corner: Here is an article from Access Geneology (1/13/15): On De l’Isle’s map, also, we find the Savannah River called “R.des Chouanons,” with the “Chaouanons” located upon bothbanks in its […]

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