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3 Mohawk Kings and 1 Mahican Indian King in North America

Generally, native americans in what would become the United States and Canada didn't have royalty…

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Battle of Quebec, 1759

Following the successful capture of Louisbourg in 1758, British leaders began planning for a strike against Quebec…

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Siege of Louisborg – King George’s War (1744–1748)

King George’s War is the European name given to the operations that formed the 1744–1748…

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Indian Tribes Involved in the French and Indian War

The French and Indian War (called the Seven Years' War in Europe) was fought from 1754-1763. …

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Battle of Lake George

The Battle of Lake George took place September 8, 1755, during the French & Indian War (1754-1763)…

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French and Indian War, 1754-1757

The French and Indian War began in 1754 as British and French forces clashed in…

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How Black Seminoles Found Freedom from Slavery in Florida

Black Seminoles were enslaved Africans and African Americans who, beginning in the late 17th century…

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Seneca War Chief Corn Planter

Cornplanter(born between 1732 and 1746–February 18, 1836), known in the Seneca language as  Gaiänt'wakê (Gyantwachia -…

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Cornstalk, Shawnee Chief

A great deal about Cornstalk, a Shawnee chief, has been written, referring to him by…

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The Fort Finney treaty of 1786

As colonists and later the Americans, crowded into Native American lands in the Ohio Valley…

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Blue Jacket or Weyapiersenwah (c. 1743 – c. 1810)

Blue Jacket or Weyapiersenwah (c. 1743 – c. 1810) was a war chief of the Shawnee people, known…

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Moor’s Charity School

Moor's Charity School was founded in 1754 in Lebanon, Connecticut, by Puritan, Calvinist minister Eleazar…

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Joseph Brant, (Thayendanegea)

Joseph Brant, Indian name Thayendanegea, meaning “he places two bets”  (born 1742, on the banks of the Ohio River—died November 24, 1807,…

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Seneca Indian chief Red Jacket, or Sa-Go-Ye-Wat-Ha (1758-1830)

Dispute exists about where in New York Red Jacket was born. It could have been…

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A.I.M. founder, Dennis Banks dies of complications of pneumonia

Dennis Banks, a founder of the American Indian Movement who helped lead demonstrations — notably…

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November is Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month! It’s time to celebrate the rich histories, diverse cultures…

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Dohasan, last Principal chief of the Kiowa

Dohasan is the hereditary name of a line of chiefs of the Kiowa for nearly…

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Abbigadasset, Abenaki sachem

Abbigadasset was an Abenaki sachem whose residence was on the coast of Maine near the mouth…

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How many Apache sub-tribes were there and where were they located?

QUESTION: How many Apache sub-tribes were there and where were they located? ~Submitted by Mindy…

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What percentage Indian do you have to be in order to be a member of a Tribe or Indian Nation?

Question: What percentage Indian do you have to be in order to be a member…

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Native women who served in the U.S. Military

In honor of their contributions, here are some Notable Native American Women Veterans that certainly…

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Wappo Indians

The Wappo language constituted a very divergent form of speech of the Yukian linguistic family.…

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Luiseño Indians

The Luiseño language belongs to the Cupan group of Takic languages, within the major Uto-Aztecan…

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Nicoleño Indians

The Nicoleño were a Uto-Aztecan Native American tribe who lived on San Nicolas Island, California.…

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Serrano Indians

The Serrano belonged to the Shoshonean Division of the Uto-Aztecan linguistic stock. Continue reading →

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Wailaki

With the Mattole, Lassik, Sinkyone, and Nongatl, the Wailaki spoke a Southern Athapaskan language. Continue…

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Shasta Indians

The Shasta Indians were one of four Shastan tribes, the other three being Konomihu, Okwanuchu,…

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Wintu Indians

The Wintu Indians were the northernmost division of the Copehan stock of Powell, later called…

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Yuki Indians

The Coast Yuki Indians believe themselves to be an offshoot from the Huchnom but linguistic…

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Vanyume Indians

The Vanyume Indians belonged to the Shoshonean Division of the Uto-Aztecan linguistic stock. Their closest…

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Whilkut Indians

The Whilkut Indians belonged to the Hupa dialectic group of the Athapascan linguistic family. Continue…

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Esselen Indians

Originally given the status of a distinct stock, the Esselen are now placed in the…

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Karok Indians

Originally considered an independent stock, the Karok are now classed in a much larger linguistic…

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Juaneño Indians

The Juaneño belonged to the Shoshonean branch of the Uto-Aztecan linguistic stock, their speech being…

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Northern Paiute Indians

The Northern Paiute occupied part of the Sierra in the southeastern part of California and…

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Kato Indians

The Kato Indians belonged to the Athapascan linguistic stock, and spoke a dialect peculiar to…

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Kawaiisu Indians

The Kawaiisu belonged to the Shoshonean branch of the Uto-Aztecan linguistic family, and were a…

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California Indian Geographical Cultures

Hundreds of Diverse Cultures The early Native California Indian communities were astonishingly diverse in culture…

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California Penutian Speaking Tribes

Penutian roots are old in California and expanded after Hokan languages were established in the…

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California Indian Languages

California Indian Languages Before European contact, native Californians spoke over 300 dialects of approximately one…

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California History Timeline

California history timeline from 1492 to 1906. Continue reading →

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Native American Bone Chokers

Native American bone chokers originally were made from bird legs. They were seldom used as…

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Philip J. “Woodchuck” Welmas

Philip J. "Woodchuck" Welmas (February 26, 1891 - November 15, 1968) was a Native American…

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Benjamin Harjo, Jr.

Benjamin Harjo Jr. (born 1945) is an award-winning painter and printmaker from Oklahoma. Harjo is…

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Ernest Spybuck (Maythela)

Ernest Spybuck (January 1883 – 1949), a.k.a. Mathkacea or Mahthela, often spelled his first name…

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Trail of Tears

At the beginning of the 1830s, nearly 125,000 Native Americans lived on millions of acres…

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General Facts about Totem Poles

On this page is a list interesting facts about totem poles including where the Indian…

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American Indian Baskets

From ancient times to the present, Native Americans have created baskets. In fact, basket weaving…

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Red Cloud’s War

Red Cloud's War, also referred to as the Bozeman War or the Powder River War,…

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The Colorado War

The Colorado War was an Indian War fought from 1863 to 1865 between the Cheyenne…

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List of Indian Wars fought in Colorado

There were seven major Indian Wars fought in Colorado between 1864 and 1879. The Colorado region…

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1833 Fort Gibson Treaty with the Western Cherokee

These are the articles of agreement and list of signees for a treaty made at…

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1828 Treaty with the Western Cherokee

This treaty signed in the City of Washington on May 6, 1828 removed the Western…

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1819 Treaty with the Cherokee

This is the full articles and list of signees of the February 27, 1819 Treaty…

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1817 Treaty with the Cherokee

This is the full text and list of signees of the treaty made between the…

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1816 Turkey Town Treaty (Cherokee)

This is the full text and list of signees of a treaty made at the Chickasaw…

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1816 Washington Treaty 2 (Cherokee)

This the full text and list of signees of a treaty at Washington city on…

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1816 Washington Treaty (Cherokee)

This is the full text and list of signees of a treaty made in Washington…

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1806 Washington Treaty (Cherokee)

This is the full text and list of signees of a treaty made in the…

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1805 Tellico Treaty 2 (Cherokee)

This is the full text and list of signees of a treaty at Tellico on…

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1805 Tellico Treaty (Cherokee)

This is the full text and list of signees of a treaty made between the…

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1804 Tellico Treaty (Cherokee)

This is the full text and list of signees of a treaty between the United…

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1798 Treaty of Tellico (with the Cherokee)

This treaty further clarified parts of the 1791 Treaty of Holston and 1794 Treaty of…

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1794 Treaty of Philladelphia (with the Cherokee)

The 1794 Treaty with the Cherokee was concluded in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 26, 1794.…

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1791 Treaty of Holston (with the Cherokee)

A Treaty of Peace and Friendship made and concluded between the President of the United…

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1785 Treaty with the Cherokee

Articles concluded at Hopewell, on the Keowee, between Benjamin Hawkins, Andrew Pickens, Joseph Martin, and…

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1854 Treaty with the Chasta (Shasta), Etc.

This is the full text, along with the list of signees of the 1854 Treaty…

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1855 Treaty with the Walla Walla, Cayuse, Etc.

This is the full text and list of signees of a treaty  signed June 9,…

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1794 Treaty with the Six Nations

This is the full text and signee list of a 1794 treaty with the Six…

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1789 Treaty with the Six Nations

This is the full text and signees of a treaty made at Fort Harmar on…

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1784 Treaty with the Six Nations

This is the full text with signees of a 1784 Treaty with the Six Nations…

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1792 Treaty with the Five Nations

This is the full text and signees of a 1792 treaty with the Senecas, Oneidas,…

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1818 Treaty with the Peoria, Etc.

This is the full text of a treaty made  between, Ninian Edwards and Auguste Chouteau, Commissioners…

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1835 Treaty with the Caddo

This is the full text of the articles of a treaty made at the Agency-house…

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1838 Treaty with the New York Indians (Six Nations and St. Regis)

This is the full text, including signees of the 1838 treaty made with the New…

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1865 Fort Sully Treaty (Blackfeet-Sioux)

This is the full text and signees of the 1865 treaty made at Fort Sully,…

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1855 Blackfeet Treaty

This is the complete text and list of signees for the 1855 Blackfeet Treaty made…

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1825 Treaty with the Belantse-Etoa or Minitaree Tribe (Hidatsa)

This is the full text and signees of a treaty made at the Lower Mandan…

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1868 Fort Bridger Treaty with the Eastern Band of Shoshone and Bannock

This is the full text and signees of the 1868 Fort Bridger Treaty with the…

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1866 Fort Berthold Treaty (Arikara, Gros Ventres and Mandan)

This is the full text of the 1866 Fort Berthold Treaty signed at Fort Berthold,…

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1825 Treaty with the Arikara Tribe

This is the full text of a treaty made at the Arikara Village on July…

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1868 Fort Laramie Treaty with the Sioux and Arapaho

This article contains the full text of the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty with the Sioux…

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1851 Treaty of Fort Laramie with Sioux, etc.

This article contains the complete text and of the Fort Laramie Treaty signed on September…

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1868 Treaty with the Northern Cheyenne and Northern Arapaho

This article contains the actual text and signees of the 1868 treaty with the Northern…

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1861 Treaty with the Arapaho and Cheyenne

This article contains the original text and signees of the 1861 Treaty with the Arapaho…

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1833 Treaty with the Apalachicola Band of Creek Indians (Econ-chati-mico)

The Apalachicola Band of Creek Indians became a federal tribe under the Additional Article of the 1823 Treaty…

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1833 Treaty with the Apalachicola Band of Creek Indians (Mulatto King)

The Apalachicola Band of Creek Indians became a federal tribe under the Additional Article of the 1823 Treaty…

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1832 Treaty With The Appalachicola Band

The Apalachicola Band of Creek Indians became a federal tribe under the Additional Article of the 1823 Treaty…

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Muscogee (Creek) Treaties

Numerous treaties were made with the Muscogee (Creek) Indians between 1790 and 1865. The Creek…

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Choctaw Treaties

CHOCTAW (Also CHACTAW; CHAKTAW)      Agreement With The Cherokee And Other Tribes In The Indian Territory, 1865     Treaty…

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Chippewa Treaties

CHIPPEWA (Also CHIPPEWAY; CHIPAWA)      Treaty With The Wyandot, Etc., 1785      Treaty With The Wyandot, Etc., 1789…

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Chickasaw Treaties

CHICKASAW (Also CHICKESAW)      Agreement With The Cherokee And Other Tribes In The Indian Territory, 1865      Treaty…

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Cheyenne Treaties

CHEYENNE (Also CHAYENNE)      Treaty With The Apache, Cheyenne, And Arapaho, 1865      Treaty With The Arapaho…

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Cherokee Treaties

CHEROKEE      Treaty With The Cherokee, 1785      Treaty With The Cherokee, 1791      Treaty With The Cherokee,…

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Cayuga Treaties

Cayuga Treaties       Agreement With The Five Nations Of Indians, 1792 Treaty With The Six Nations,…

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Blackfeet Treaties

Alternate Names / Alternate Spellings: Blackfoot, Blackfoot Nation, Bloods  Blackfoot is the correct spelling, as…

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Hidatsa Treaties

Alternate names / Alternate Spellings: Belantse-Etoa, Belantse-Etea, Belaantse-Eta, Minitaree, Minnetaree, Three Affiliated Tribes Hidatsa Treaties…

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Caddo Treaties

Caddo Treaties (Also spelled or pronounced Cadoe) Treaty With The Caddo, 1835 Treaty With The…

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Kiowa Treaties

Alternate Names/Alternate Spellings: Kioway Kiowa Treaties: 1837 Treaty With The Kiowa, Etc. 1853 Treaty With…

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Comanche Treaties

The Comanches were the first Native people to adopt the classic horse-mounted lifestyle of the…

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