Shawnee Indians

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Ancestral Homeland: near Cumberland River, Ohio and Tennessee River (Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio)
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Federal recognition
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Leaders: Tecumseh
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Brief Timeline ====
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==== Brief Timeline ====
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'''1689-1763:''' French and Indian Wars, sided with the French
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'''1763:''' joined the Ottawa and other tribes in Pontiac's Rebellion against the British
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1774: fought Virginians in Lord Dunmore's War. (Lord Dunmore gave veterans of the French and Indian War who fought under him land that belonged to the Shawnee)
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'''October 6, 1774:''' Point Pleasant, West Virginia- Treaty - ceded land
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'''1775:''' Sided with the British during the Revolutionary War
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'''1794:''' land ceded
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'''1795:''' Treaty of Fort Greenville
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'''October 5, 1813:''' Battle of the Thames, Tecumseh killed
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'''1832: '''Black Hawk War
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'''1861-65:''' supported the Union during the Civil War
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==== Migrations:  ====
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Ohio, Indiana, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas
  
==== Brief History ====
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==== Brief History ====
  
==== Reservations ====
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==== Reservations ====
  
==== Additional References to the History of the Tribe ====
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==== Additional References to the History of the Tribe ====
  
 
== Tribal Headquarters  ==
 
== Tribal Headquarters  ==
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== Records  ==
 
== Records  ==
  
'''Agency Records'''
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'''Agency Records'''  
  
'''Correspondence and Census'''
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'''Correspondence and Census'''  
  
 
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'''Vital Records'''
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'''Vital Records'''  
  
*Quapaw Agency (M595) birth and deaths 1924-1932, FHL Film: 581408
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*Quapaw Agency (M595) birth and deaths 1924-1932, FHL Film: 581408  
 
*Shawnee Agency (M595) births and deaths 1910-1934, FHL Film: 581870
 
*Shawnee Agency (M595) births and deaths 1910-1934, FHL Film: 581870
  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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==== Bibliography  ====
 
==== Bibliography  ====
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*:Volume 2 -- Indians in Contemporary Society (pub. 2008) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/234303751&referer=brief_results WorldCat 234303751]<br>
 
*:Volume 2 -- Indians in Contemporary Society (pub. 2008) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/234303751&referer=brief_results WorldCat 234303751]<br>
 
*:Volume 3 -- Environment, Origins, and Population (pub. 2006) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/255572371&referer=brief_results WorldCat 255572371]<br>
 
*:Volume 3 -- Environment, Origins, and Population (pub. 2006) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/255572371&referer=brief_results WorldCat 255572371]<br>
*:Volume 4 -- History of Indian-White Relations (pub. 1988) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/19331914&referer=brief_results WorldCat 19331914];&nbsp;Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.4].
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*:Volume 4 -- History of Indian-White Relations (pub. 1988) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/19331914&referer=brief_results WorldCat 19331914];&nbsp;Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.4].  
*:Volume 5 -- Arctic (pub. 1984) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/299653808&referer=brief_results WorldCat 299653808]; Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.5].
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*:Volume 5 -- Arctic (pub. 1984) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/299653808&referer=brief_results WorldCat 299653808]; Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.5].  
*:Volume 6 -- Subarctic (pub. 1981) -- WorldCat [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/247493742&referer=brief_results 247493742]; Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.6].
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*:Volume 6 -- Subarctic (pub. 1981) -- WorldCat [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/247493742&referer=brief_results 247493742]; Family History Library book [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.6].  
 
*:Volume 7 -- Northwest Coast (pub. 1990) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/247493311&referer=brief_results WorldCat 247493311]<br>
 
*:Volume 7 -- Northwest Coast (pub. 1990) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/247493311&referer=brief_results WorldCat 247493311]<br>
*:Volume 8 -- California (pub. 1978) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13240086&referer=brief_results WorldCat 13240086]; Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.8].
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*:Volume 8 -- California (pub. 1978) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13240086&referer=brief_results WorldCat 13240086]; Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.8].  
*:Volume 9 -- Southwest (pub. 1979) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26140053&referer=brief_results WorldCat 26140053]; Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.9].
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*:Volume 9 -- Southwest (pub. 1979) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/26140053&referer=brief_results WorldCat 26140053]; Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.9].  
 
*:Volume 10 -- Southwest (pub. 1983) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/301504096&referer=brief_results WorldCat 301504096]; Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.10].  
 
*:Volume 10 -- Southwest (pub. 1983) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/301504096&referer=brief_results WorldCat 301504096]; Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.10].  
*:Volume 11 -- Great Basin (pub. 1986) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/256516416&referer=brief_results WorldCat 256516416];&nbsp;Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.11].
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*:Volume 11 -- Great Basin (pub. 1986) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/256516416&referer=brief_results WorldCat 256516416];&nbsp;Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.11].  
*:Volume 12 -- Plateau (pub. 1998) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39401371&referer=brief_results WorldCat 39401371]; Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.12].
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*:Volume 12 -- Plateau (pub. 1998) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/39401371&referer=brief_results WorldCat 39401371]; Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.12].  
 
*:Volume 13 -- Plains, 2 vols. (pub. 2001) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48209643&referer=brief_results WorldCat 48209643]<br>
 
*:Volume 13 -- Plains, 2 vols. (pub. 2001) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48209643&referer=brief_results WorldCat 48209643]<br>
 
*:Volume 14 -- Southeast (pub. 2004) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/254277176&referer=brief_results WorldCat 254277176]  
 
*:Volume 14 -- Southeast (pub. 2004) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/254277176&referer=brief_results WorldCat 254277176]  
*:Volume 15 -- Northwest (pub. 1978) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/256517503&referer=brief_results WorldCat 356517503]; Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.15].
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*:Volume 15 -- Northwest (pub. 1978) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/256517503&referer=brief_results WorldCat 356517503]; Family History Library book&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=248632&disp=Handbook+of+North+American+Indians%20%20&columns=*,0,0 970.1 H191h v.15].  
 
*:Volume 16 -- Not yet published  
 
*:Volume 16 -- Not yet published  
 
*:Volume 17 -- Languages (pub. 1996) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43957746&referer=brief_results WorldCat 43957746]<br>
 
*:Volume 17 -- Languages (pub. 1996) -- [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/43957746&referer=brief_results WorldCat 43957746]<br>

Revision as of 21:05, 15 January 2010

Ancestral Homeland: near Cumberland River, Ohio and Tennessee River (Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia and Ohio)

Federal recognition

Leaders: Tecumseh

Contents

History

Brief Timeline

1689-1763: French and Indian Wars, sided with the French

1763: joined the Ottawa and other tribes in Pontiac's Rebellion against the British

1774: fought Virginians in Lord Dunmore's War. (Lord Dunmore gave veterans of the French and Indian War who fought under him land that belonged to the Shawnee)

October 6, 1774: Point Pleasant, West Virginia- Treaty - ceded land

1775: Sided with the British during the Revolutionary War

1794: land ceded

1795: Treaty of Fort Greenville

October 5, 1813: Battle of the Thames, Tecumseh killed

1832: Black Hawk War

1861-65: supported the Union during the Civil War

Migrations:

Ohio, Indiana, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Texas

Brief History

Reservations

Additional References to the History of the Tribe

Tribal Headquarters

Shawnee Tribe
P.O. Box 189
Miami, OK 74355
Phone: 918.542.2441
Fax: 918.542.2922

Records

Agency Records

Correspondence and Census

Tribe Agency Location of Original Records

Pre-1880 Correspondence

M 234 RG 75 Roll 962

Roll Number

FHL

Film

Number

Post-1885 Census

M595 RG 75 Roll 693

Roll Number

FHL

Film

Number

Shawnee, Indian Territory Shawnee Agency, 1890-1952 Fort Wayne - -
Shawnee, Ohio Piqua and Ohio Agencies, 1831-43 Washington D.C. Rolls 600-03 -
Shawnee, Kansas Fort Leavenworth Agency,1824-51 Washington D.C. Rolls 299-303 -
Shawnee, Kansas Kansas Agency, 18521-55 Washington D.C. Rolls 363-70 -
Shawnee, Kansas Shawnee Agency, 1855-76 Washington D.C. Rolls 808-23 -
Shawnee, Kansas-Indian Territory Union Agency,  1875-80 Washington D.C. Rolls 864-77 -
Shawnee, Eastern Neosho Agency, 1867-71 Washington D.C. Rolls 534-37 -
Shawnee, Eastern Quapaw Agency 1885-1939 Washington D.C. and Fort Worth - Rolls 410-16 581405-410
Shawnee, Eastern Seneca Agency, 1901-7, 1910-21 Washington D.C. - Rolls 487-89 581498-99
Shawnee, Absentee Whichita Agency, 1859-67 Washington D.C. Rolls 927-30 -
Shawnee, Absentee Sac and Fox Agency,  ca. 1869-80 Chicago - -
Shawnee, Absentee Shawnee Agency, 1890-1952 Washington D.C. and Fort Worth - Rolls 490-96 581865-581871

Vital Records

  • Quapaw Agency (M595) birth and deaths 1924-1932, FHL Film: 581408
  • Shawnee Agency (M595) births and deaths 1910-1934, FHL Film: 581870

Important Web Sites

References


Bibliography

  • Guide to Federal Records in the National Archives; Record Group 75, Records of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
  • Hodge, Frederick Webb. Handbook of American Indians North of Mexico. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1906 Available online.
  • Klein, Barry T., ed. Reference Encyclopedia of the American Indian. Nyack, New York: Todd Publications, 2009. 10th ed. WorldCat 317923332; Family History Library book 970.1 R259e.
  • Malinowski, Sharon and Sheets, Anna, eds. The Gale Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. Detroit: Gale Publishing, 1998. 4 volumes. Includes: Lists of Federally Recognized Tribes for U.S., Alaska, and Canada – pp. 513-529 Alphabetical Listing of Tribes, with reference to volume and page in this series Map of “Historic Locations of U.S. Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Canadian Native Groups” Map of “Historic Locations of Mexican, Hawaiian and Caribbean Native Groups” Maps of “State and Federally Recognized U.S. Indian Reservations. WorldCat 37475188; Family History Library book 970.1 G131g.
Volume 1 -- Northeast, Southeast, Caribbean
Volume 2 -- Great Basin, Southwest, Middle America
Volume 3 -- Arctic, Subarctic, Great Plains, Plateau
Volume 4 -- California, Pacific Northwest, Pacific Islands
  • Swanton John R. The Indian Tribes of North America. Smithsonian Institution, Bureau of American Ethnology, Bulletin #145 Available online.
  • Waldman, Carl. Encyclopedia of Native American Tribes. New York, New York: Facts on File, 2006. 3rd ed. WorldCat 14718193; Family History Library book 970.1 W146e 2006.