The Battle of Piqua

Battle of Piqua George Rogers Clark Throughout the American Revolution, Shawnee warriors conducted raids against American settlements in Kentucky. In the summer of 1780, George Rogers Clark, hoping to prevent further attacks, led 1,050 men against the Shawnee living in the Miami River Valley. Among Clark’s soldiers was frontiersman Daniel Boone. The Americans crossed the […]

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Shawnee Indian Chief Blue Jacket

Shawnee Chief Blue Jacket Who was Blue Jacket and why was this Native Indian chief famous? Summary: Blue Jacket (c1743 – c1810) was a famous war chief of the Shawnee Native Indian tribe.  Prior to the War of Independence he led victorious battles against General Josiah Harmar and General Arthur St. Clair. He fought against the […]

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Shawnee! The Ceremonialism of a Native American Tribe and its Cultural Background (Book)

Shawnee! The Ceremonialism of a Native American Tribe and its Cultural Background by James H. Howard (Author) Publisher: Ohio University Press (January 1, 1981) Language: English ISBN-10: 0821406140 ISBN-13: 978-0821406144 Piqua Shawnee Culture Excerpt: In spite of the important role of the Shawnee tribe of American Indians in the Colonial period and the early years […]

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