Citations with the tag: TECUMSEH, Shawnee Chief, 1768-1813

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  • The object at hand.
    Gilbert, Bil // Smithsonian; Jul95, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p20 

    Presents a historical background of Tecumseh, an Indian warrior of the Shawnee tribe. Fame as a field commander and orator; Battles fought; Conflicting stories on Tecumseh's death; Works depicting his greatness; `The Dying Tecumseh' sculpture; Tecumseh literature; `Battle of the Thames' painting.

  • Festival honors Shawnee leader.
    Dansereau, Inna // Windspeaker; Oct2002, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p19 

    Reports on the Tecumseh Arts Festival that honors Shawnee leader Tecumseh, during October 5-6, 2002 at historic Fort York in Toronto, Ontario. Career history of Tecumseh; Features of the festival; Arrangement of four earthworks that reference Tecumseh's life.

  • Looking Forward -- Learning from the Past.
    Dansereau, Inna // Ontario Dentist; Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p15 

    The article shares lessons from the Indian Wars that occurred between 1811 and 1813 against the U.S. It offers a background on Tecumseh, a Shawnee warrior, hunter and leader, the conflict during his childhood and his refusal to participate in the civilization program required by government...

  • Thinking and Believing: Nativism and Unity in the Ages of Pontiac and Tecumseh.
    Dowd, Gregory E. // American Indian Quarterly; Summer92, Vol. 16 Issue 3, p309 

    Examines the Native American unity movements associated with military leaders and Indian prophets and argues that they both draw inspiration from the same sources. Ottawa warrior Pontiac and the Delaware Prophet Neolin; Shawnee warrior Tecumseh and his brother, the Shawnee Prophet Tenskwatawa;...

  • AMONG THE GREATEST LEADERS WERE TECUMSEH IN THE EAST AND RED CLOUD AND SITTING BULL IN THE WEST.
    Myers, J. Jay // Wild West; Oct2001, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p20 

    Presents information on great Indian warriors and leaders during the 18th and 19th centuries. Tecumseh the Shawnee; Red Cloud the Oglala Sioux; Sitting Bull the Hunkpapa Sioux.

  • The fate of Tecumseh.
    Duffy, Dennis // Beaver; Dec93/Jan94, Vol. 73 Issue 6, p20 

    Assesses the alleged flaying of the corpse of the Shawnee warrior, Tecumseh, by the American forces in order to make souvenirs of battle. Effects of Tecumseh's death in Moraviantown (1813) on his British allies and on the American forces; Narrative of John Richardson, a Canadian novelist about...

  • A Leader With Vision.
    Netherton, Theresa // Cobblestone; Oct2012, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p12 

    The article discusses Tecumseh, a Shawnee chief, and examines how he created a confederacy of Native American tribes in order to prevent the spread of white settlers into lands west of the Appalachians, the Battle of Tippecanoe, and Tecumseh's alliance with the British during the War of 1812.

  • LETTERS.
    SEDGWICK, DOROTHY; STEWART, ANDREW M.; WILLIAMS, RON; FRASER, G. H.; JACKSON, E.; CURRAN, W. J. // Canada's History; Oct/Nov2012, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p7 

    Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles including "Face or Fiction" by Sarah Scott and "Maple Leaf Crown" by Christopher Moore, which discusses the British monarchy, both in the June-July 2012 issue, and an article on the Titanic ship in the April-May 2012 issue.

  • The Shawnee Prophet, Tecumseh, and Tippecanoe: A Case Study of Historical Myth-Making.
    Cave, Alfred A. // Journal of the Early Republic; Winter2002, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p637 

    Examines the role of the Shawnee prophet Tenskwatawa in the Battle of Tippecanoe and the impact of that episode on his leadership. Origins of the pan-Indian insurgency of 1811 to 1813; Religious innovations of Tenskwatawa; Role of Tenskwatawa's older brother Tecumseh.

  • The Zero-Year Curse.
    Connery, William S. // World & I; Jun2001, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p180 

    Talks about the presidential death cycle in the United States as predicted by Tecumseh, chief of the Shawnees. Discussion on the legends of Tecumseh's curse; Fulfillment of the curse; Analysis of the deaths of the presidents.

  • Tecumseh and The Prophet.
    Kalman, Bobbie; Aloian, Molly // Famous Native North Americans; 2004, p14 

    This article features the legacy of Tecumseh and The Prophet, Shawnee brothers. They are famous for uniting Native nations in present-day Ohio. They attempted to stop the invasion of U.S. settlers, goods, and values. Tecumseh and The Prophet attracted many followers by encouraging Native people...

  • Reviews.
    Dixon, David // American History; Feb99, Vol. 33 Issue 6, p14 

    Reviews the book `Tecumseh: A Life,' by John Sugden.

  • Meet Tecumseh.
    Dixon, David // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia; Aug2009, Issue 8, p50 

    The article presents information on Tecumseh who tried to unite tribes east of the Mississippi River against American expansion. Tecumseh, a Shawnee, traveled from the Great Lakes area to Florida, making convincing speeches to persuade tribes to join him in a rebellion against the U.S. Tecumseh...

  • The 0 factor--Tecumseh Curse.
    Strayhorn, Lloyd // New York Amsterdam News; 11/23/2000, Vol. 91 Issue 47, p6 

    Highlights the 0 factor or the Tecumseh Curse, presenting evidence that every United States president elected in a 0 year, over the last 160 years, with the exception of one, has never left office alive. Legendary prophesies of native American Indian Tecumseh, born in 1768; Numerology for the...

  • TECUMSEH.
    Edmunds, R. David // Encyclopedia of North American Indians (Houghton Mifflin); 1996, p620 

    Shawnee war chief Tecumseh played almost no role in the rapidly spreading religious revitalization, but he did provide political leadership to the large number of Indians who flocked to a village at Greenville in Ohio. Tecumseh advocated Pan-Indian political unity, but during his lifetime many...

  • "THUS FELL TECUMSEH.".
    Kuron, Frank E. // History Magazine; Jun/Jul2012, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p34 

    An excerpt from the book "Thus Fell Tecumseh," by Frank E. Kuron is presented.

  • TECUMSEH.
    Kuron, Frank E. // Armageddon Now; 2006, p389 

    A definition of Tacumseh is presented. It teaches the need to overthrow the present social system. It also highlights the formation of the Christian church. It also features the political-religious duo that bears striking resemblance to the political leader and false prophet who share center...

  • E Pluribus Unum.
    Kuron, Frank E. // American History; Dec2012, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p33 

    An introduction to an article within the issue on the topic of the Shawnee Indian warrior Tecumseh is presented, focusing on his attempts to unify the Indian nations in the 1800s and the failure of the U.S. government to embrace diversity during the period.

  • Shawnee Chief Tecumseh.
    Kuron, Frank E. // Numismatist; Jan2013, Vol. 126 Issue 1, p25 

    The article reports on the launch of the 25-cent coin from Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) at the Fortt Malden National Historic Site in Amhertsburg, Ontario on November 16, 2012 which features Shawnee Chief Tecumseh. It states that the 25 cent was made to honor him for his influence in the War of...

  • "These lands are ours..."
    Josephy Jr., Alvin M. // American Heritage; Aug1961, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p14 

    The article reports on the bravery of Tecumseh, native leader of the Indians in the United States. Tecumseh, who was born March, 1768, was the son of Puckenshinwa, a Shawnee war chief while his mother was a Creek Indian named, Methoataske. Tecumseh led the Indians in their resistance against the...

  • TECUMSEH.
    Edmunds, R. David // Reader's Companion to American History; 1991, p1062 

    Information about Tecumseh, a Shawnee political leader and war chief, is presented. It is inferred that Tecumseh was born in western Ohio during the time when border warfare was ravaging the Ohio Valley. His experiences in raiding frontier settlements in Tennessee and Kentucky made him a...

  • Tecumseh: He tried to unite the Indians.
    Wild, Alan K. // Boys' Life; Jul93, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p16 

    Discusses the efforts of Tecumseh, a great warrior who tried to organize the Indian tribes of America to stop white settlers from taking over their homelands. Tecumseh believed they would be strong enough to stop expansion; Tecumseh's help from the British; Battle of Tippecanoe; Tecumseh fought...

  • PLAYING WITH THE WAR OF 1812: TEACHING HISTORY WITH GAMES AND 'PLAYFUL HISTORICAL THINKING'.
    Compeau, Timothy // Canadian Issues / Thèmes Canadiens; Fall2012, p49 

    The complexities of the War of 1812 tend to get lost in the bicentennial commemorations. This paper explores the use of games and Robert MacDougall's concept of "playful historical thinking" as ways to let students and museum visitors discover the conflicting interpretations and uncertainties of...

  • CLASH of CULTURES.
    Bunn, Mike; Williams, Clay // Alabama Heritage; Spring2009, Issue 91, p8 

    The article presents the history of the Creek War in Alabama. Relations between Americans and the Creek Indians are discussed. It reports that conflict arose due to Creek suspicions regarding the intentions of the U.S. government and American settlers. Particular focus is given to the role of...

  • Tecumseh: Shooting Star, Crouching Panther.
    Lem, Val Ken // CM: Canadian Review of Materials; 1/29/2010, Vol. 16 Issue 20, p12 

    The article reviews the book "Tecumseh: Shooting Star, Crouching Panther," by Jim Poling.

  • "Contested Lands.".
    Lem, Val Ken // Illinois Heritage; Jul/Aug2012, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p21 

    The article discusses the 2012 Illinois History Symposium "Contested Lands: 1763-1840," which was held to commemorate the War of 1812 in Illinois. The symposium featured participation from Native American groups and focused on the appropriation of Native American lands, the Native American...

  • Tippecanoe and Tyler Too!
    Swain, Gwenyth // Indiana (0-8225-4081-9); 2002, p27 

    The article focuses on Governor William Henry Harrison of Indiana territory. Harrison was the Governor in 1811. Harrison met with many Native Americans to get them to sign treaties that would take away their land. Tecumseh, a Shawnee Indian, argued that Harrison's treaties weren't legal....

  • Fun Facts.
    Swain, Gwenyth // Indiana (0-8225-4081-9); 2002, p60 

    The article presents some fun facts about Indiana. Most of the stone used to build the Empire State Building in New York City, New York, came from a hole in Indiana. Indiana's capital was almost named Tecumseh, after the Shawnee Indian leader who lived in Prophetstown, Indiana, in the early...

  • TECUMSEH: Shooting Star of the Shawnee.
    Swain, Gwenyth // Kirkus Reviews; 9/1/2010, Vol. 78 Issue 17, p870 

    The article reviews the book "Tecumseh: Shooting Star of the Shawnee," by Dwight Jon Zimmerman.

  • FALL 1811: WHEN THE EARTH SHOOK.
    PEARSON, JOSEPH W. // Alabama Heritage; Fall2011, Issue 102, p46 

    The article discusses the history of Alabama during the fall of 1811, focusing on incidents that led to the Creek War of 1813. Topics include the Federal Road, the efforts of the Shawnee leader Tecumseh to unite groups of Creek Indians against settlers, and a December 16, 1811 earthquake in the...

  • TIPPECANOE.
    Thornbrough, Gayle // American Heritage; Autumn1950, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p16 

    The article focuses on the Battle of Tippecanoe. The battle was considered as the curtain raiser to the War of 1812 in the West and it was the first important conflict between Indians and Whites in the Old Northwest since the Battle of Timbers in 1794. The most well-known personalities in the...

  • FACE or FICTION.
    Scott, Sarah // Canada's History; Jun/Jul2012, Vol. 92 Issue 3, p40 

    An article discussing the physical appearance of Shawnee warrior Tecumseh is presented. Despite the many artistic depictions of Tecumseh fighting the War of 1812, including a frieze in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, none are known to be truly accurate in their portrayal. The article discusses...

  • Tecumseh.
    GOLD, MELANIE // Native Peoples Magazine; May/Jun2004, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p56 

    The article presents information about Tecumseh, considered as the greatest Indian leader in American history. Scholars believe that Tecumseh, which translates to Panther Crossing the Sky, was born in Ohio in March 1768. Tecumseh was able to establish a reputation of being a gifted hunter and...

  • SUMMER 1811: FOREBODINGS OF THE PROPHET AND THE SHOOTING STAR.
    PEARSON, JOSEPH W. // Alabama Heritage; Summer2011, Issue 101, p46 

    The article discusses Alabama history, focusing on the summer of 1811 as the era preceding the Creek War. According to the article, the Shawnee leader Tecumseh attempted to unite tribes such as the Chickasaws, Choctaws, and Lower Creeks in an attempt to halt the expansion of white settlers,...

  • The Siege of Fort Meigs.
    Hurley, Michael; McNaught, Jason // Esprit de Corps; May2013, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p32 

    The article offers information on the siege attack led by British Major General Henry Proctor on Fort Meigs, Ohio in May 1, 1813. It states that the construction of the two forts, Fort Meigs and Fort Stephenson, was the result of U.S. Major General William Henry Harrison's decision on...

  • God Gave Us This Country: Tekamthi and the First American Civil War.
    Sugden, John // American Indian Quarterly; Winter91, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p120 

    Reviews the book "God Gave Us This Country: Tekamthi and the First American Civil War," by Bil Gilbert.

  • Early Pan-Indianism; Tecumseh's Tour of the Indian Country, 1811-1812.
    Sugden, John // American Indian Quarterly; Fall1986, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p273 

    Discusses the tour of the multitribal movement of Tecumseh in the Indian country between August 1811 and January 1812. Tribes visited by Tecumseh; Problems which the frontier had imposed upon the North American Indians; Number of people in tribes like Creeks, Choctaws and Cherokees.

  • Tecumseh's Last Stand.
    West, Elliott // American History; Dec2012, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p34 

    The article discusses the Shawnee Indian warrior Tecumseh, focusing on his efforts to lead the Shawnees and various other Native American tribes to develop a confederacy in order to maintain their presence against U.S. westward expansion during the late 1700s and early 1800s. The article notes...

  • Prophetstown for Their Own Purposes.
    BOTTIGER, PATRICK // Journal of the Early Republic; Spring2013, Vol. 33 Issue 1, p29 

    An essay is presented on the ideas of the French, Miami Indians, and Americans concerning the Indian community of Prophetstown, Indiana, founded by Shawnee leaders Tenskwatawa and Tecumseh. It comments on the nativist message of Tenskwatawa, also called the Prophet. The author considers cultural...

  • "Thus Fell Tecumseh": The 1813 Struggle for the Northwest Territory and the Mystery Surrounding Who Killed Tecumseh, Revealed Through the Personal Accounts of the Participants.
    Nelson, Larry L. // Northwest Ohio History; Fall2011, Vol. 79 Issue 1, p78 

    The article reviews the book "'Thus Fell Tecumseh': The 1813 Struggle for the Northwest Territory and the Mystery Surrounding Who Killed Tecumseh, Revealed Through the Personal Accounts of the Participants," by Frank E. Kuron.

  • Detroit Showdown.
    Guttman, Jon // MHQ: Quarterly Journal of Military History; Autumn2012, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p64 

    The article discusses the battle for Detroit, Michigan, during the War of 1812. The article profiles U.S. general and Michigan governor William Hull and British general Isaac Brock, as well as the British alliance with Native Americans, particularly the Shawnee chief Tecumseh. It examines U.S....

  • The Saviour of Canada.
    Garrard, Graeme // History Today; Oct2012, Vol. 62 Issue 10, p13 

    The article focuses on Isaac Brock, major-general of Great Britain's armed forces in Upper Canada, during the War of 1812. Some of the causes of the war considered include the impressment of American sailors into Great Britain's Navy to man ships during the Napoleonic War, Britain's embargo on...

  • "Thus Fell Tecumseh": The 1813 Struggle for the Northwest Territory, and the Mystery Surrounding Who Killed Tecumseh, Revealed through the Personal Accounts of the Participants.
    Simmons, David A. // Michigan Historical Review; Spring2012, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p161 

    The article reviews the book "Thus Fell Tecumseh": The 1813 Struggle for the Northwest Territory, and the Mystery Surrounding Who Killed Tecumseh, Revealed through the Personal Accounts of the Participants," by Frank E. Kuron.

  • COMMEMORATING TECUMSEH.
    Brownlie, Robin Jarvis // Canadian Issues / Thèmes Canadiens; Fall2012, p54 

    Tecumseh has inspired many tributes in the past two centuries. In Upper Canada, he was quickly adopted as a symbol of the colony's resistance to American invasion, becoming a major figure in a colonial nation-building discourse. Examining the literature produced in Upper Canada, this paper...

  • "DETERMINED TO MAINTAIN THIS PLACE".
    Ostrander, Stephen // Timeline; Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p25 

    The article discusses the siege of Fort Stephenson, Ohio during the War of 1812. An overview of the military leaders involved, including the Irish-born British Major General Henry Procter and his ally the Shawnee War Chief Tecumseh against the American Major George Croghan, is provided. The...

  • In Search of History's Greatest Rulers.
    LOBELL, JARRETT A.; POWELL, ERIC A. // Archaeology; Jul/Aug2013, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p43 

    The article focuses on the lost tombs of important figures in history. The article discusses figures including Nefertiti, wife of Egyptian pharaoh Akhenaten, who some believe to be buried with her husband in Amarna, Egypt, Boudicca, the Queen of the Iceni who died in battle and the Shawnee...

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