ICTMN Staff
3/19/14
In 2012, we spotlighted Andrew Jackson as our top pick for worst U.S. president—because he earned his “Indian Killer” nickname...
Steven Newcomb

Moraviantown, Ontario. October 5, 2013 marked two centuries (twenty decades) since Tecumseh (my Shawnee Grandma Bessie’s pronunciation was Tecumthé) fell in battle near the Thames River, and passed to the spirit world....

10/29/13
Alysa Landry
10/5/13
This Date in Native History: On October 5, 1813, Shawnee Chief Tecumseh was killed at the Battle of the Thames, just north of the U.S.-Canada border...
Steve Russell

Anniversaries matter in the short run as memory markers and in the long run they become traditions. The year 1963 was the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation, and it was used by activists of the time to take another step toward emancipation on the economic front....

8/20/13
Christina Rose
8/11/13
This Date in Native History: Earthquakes and eclipses of the sun were among the deeds attributed to Tecumseh and his brother, but legends surrounding Tecumseh are as great as the t...
ICTMN Staff
7/24/13
There were many Native heroes and many who resisted; here are a few from the 1700s and 1800s: Dragging Canoe , born around 1738, was a Cherokee war chief...
Steven Newcomb

As we approach the 200th year since the great Shawnee leader Tecumseh was killed in battle, by American forces on the River Thames in North America, on October 5, 1813, a tremendous wave of activism by the Original Nations and Peoples of Turtle Island has suddenly swept across the geog...

1/4/13
David Wilkins & Carter Meland

Exalted in grade-school lore as the great coming together of Native peoples and Pilgrim settlers, Thanksgiving is a uniquely American holiday. It's the time when we as a nation gathered to appreciate and share what we have—food, fellowship, and football.
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11/24/12
David P. Ball
10/14/12
As the 200th anniversary of the War of 1812’s first major battle approached, Native peoples on both sides of the U.S.–Canada border were gearing up for some historic commemorations...
ICTMN Staff
10/1/12
A new exhibit at the Mitchell Museum of the Indian in Evanston, Illinois focuses on the War of 1812 in the Chicago region with an emphasis on Native American cultures, prominent Na...

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