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At Shawneetown you will read how many absentee Shawnee Indians migrated to this region from old Northwest Territory in early 1800′s, settled and opened farms. #McCurtainCounty #Oklahoma

At Shawneetown you will learn how many absentee Shawnee Indians migrated to this region from old northwest territory in early settled.

Charles Bluejacket - Shawnee/Wyandot - c. 1860-1879 Son of George Blue Jacket Indian name - Kal-we. He married 3 times & is said to have 23 children. To date, we can account for 20. He became a Methodist minister at the Shawnee Methodist Mission in Kansas City, translated sermons for the Shawnee with Charles Journeycake for the Delaware. Charles was a gov. interpreter & last chief of the Shawnee tribe. His interpretative skills were used at the signing of the 1854 Shawnee Treaty in…

Charles Bluejacket (Kai-we) of the Shawnee Nation, son of George Blue Jacket. Caption under photo: "Rev. Charles Bluejacket, Head Chief of the Shawnee.

In September 1838, 859 Potawatomie Indians were forced from their homeland in Indiana and made to march 660 miles to Osawatomie, Kansas.  During the journey, 42 members, mostly children, died of typhoid fever and the stress of forced removal.  When they arrived in Osawatomie, Kansas two months later, there were only 756 of the tribe, as many had escaped along the way.  There are numerous markers along the "Trail of Death" today, commemorating their journey.

In September 859 Potawatomie Indians were forced from their homeland in…

Miami Indians of Indiana | Chief Cornstalk's Village Marker Photo, Click for full size

Chief Peter Cornstalk's village of Snakefish (Eel River) tribe of Miami Indians was located three miles from here along Cornstalk Creek. (A historical marker located near Ladoga in Montgomery County, Indiana.

Miami Indians of Indiana | Treaty with Potawatomi, Delaware, and Miami Indians

Treaty with Potawatomi, Delaware, and Miami Indians

Simon Kenton Historical Sites | Historic Little Miami River Marker (Side A) Photo, Click for full size

Side A: An important route north from the Ohio River for Indians, frontiersmen, soldiers, and settlers. (A historical marker located in Spring Valley in Greene County, Ohio.

This marker text is about only the Sandusky Wyandot and a few Anderdon Wyandottes/Wyandots who went to Kansas. There were and are other groups as well.

Was the Indigenous Wyandotte Nation of Ohio Forced Out or Paid to Leave?

American Indians History: The Miami Indian Massacre of General St. Claire - 700 Dead

The Miami Indian Massacre of General St. Claire - 700 Dead The struggle to open the Wabash portage resulted in three massacres that in.

Great Indian Chief. Chief Kokomo of the Miami Nation from which this city derived its name.

Chief Kokomo of the Miami Nation from which this city derived its name.

A memorial to the 38 Dakota men hanged near this spot in Mankato, MN, on December 26, 1862. They had been found guilty of crimes against civilians. Sarah's protector, Chaska, was one of them, though she testified (the only eyewitness) that he'd not killed George Gleason. The authorities later claimed he'd been hanged "by accident."

A memorial to the 38 Dakota men hanged near this spot in Mankato, MN, on December 26, 1862. They had been found guilty of crimes against civilians. Sarah's protector, Chaska, was one of them, though she testified (the only eyewitness) that he'd not killed George Gleason. The authorities later claimed he'd been hanged "by accident."

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