Shawnee Spirituality

Shawnee Spirituality Posted on May 31, 2015 by Ojibwa   The Shawnee, whose name means “Southerners”, once occupied a vast region west of the Cumberland mountains of the Appalachian chain in what is now part of Tennessee, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia. Like the other Algonquian-speaking tribes of the western part of the Northeast Woodlands […]

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Genealogy: Indian Tribes of North America Shawnee Indians  Shawnee Indians | Alabama, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Native American, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia Updated: October 18, 2013 Shawnee Tribe: Meaning “southerners,” the best-known variants of the name being the French form Chaouanons, and that which appears in the name of Savannah […]

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The PBS Native American Documentary ‘We Shall Remain’

The PBS Native American Documentary ‘We Shall Remain’ By Philip Kennicott Washington Post Staff Writer Monday, April 13, 2009 “We Shall Remain,” a five-part PBS series that retells American history from the Native American perspective, is a remarkably old-fashioned documentary. It is built up slowly, chronologically, and powerfully from a few basic and familiar elements: […]

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Tecumseh Military Leader (c. 1768–1813)

Tecumseh Military Leader (c.1768-1813) BIOGRAPHY.COM April 18, 2016 Young Warrior During his teenage years, Tecumseh joined a confederation of Native Americans led by Mohawk chief Joseph Brant. Brant encouraged tribes to pool their resources and defend their territory against the white man’s encroachment. Tecumseh led a raiding party attacking white settlers’ boats making their way […]

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