1804 – he was born in his father’s Salish (or Flathead) tribe, and was given the name Washakie when he joined his mother’s Shoshone tribe. Shortly after his birth in Montana’s Bitterroot Mountains, he was named Pinquana ["Sweet Smelling"] 1810’s – When Washakie was a small child, his father was killed during a Blackfoot ..
1768 – Tecumseh was born in an Indian village near present-day Springfield, Ohio. A Shawnee Indian chief, orator, military leader, and advocate of intertribal Indian alliance who directed Indian resistance to white rule in the Ohio River valley. 1974 – At the call of Bluejacket, the Shawnee chief who was collecting a force to meet ..
1944 – He was born on the 28th day of August this year in Tortola. 1999 – He entered politics at a relatively late stage of his career, being first elected to the Legislative Council of the British Virgin Islands in this year, as the head of the newly formed National Democratic Party ..
1831 – He was born around this year near the Grand River in present-day South Dakota. 1863 – His first encounter with American soldiers occurred in June of this year, when the army mounted a broad campaign in retaliation for the Santee Rebellion in Minnesota, in which the Lakota had played no part. ..
1787 – Shaka was the son of Senzangakona, chieftain of the Zulu, and Nandi, an orphaned princess of the neighboring Langeni clan. 1802 – The Langeni drove Nandi out, and she finally found shelter with the Dletsheni, a sub-clan of the powerful Mtetwa. 1810 – When Shaka was 23, Dingiswayo, the Mtetwa paramount chieftain, called ..
1786 – He was born on Blake Island in Washington. – He was the son of Schweabe, who was a leader of the Suquamish tribe, and his mother was Scholitza of the Duwamish. 1854 – Chief Seattle made a speech which he recited during treaty negotiations. The speech was said to ..
1758 – He was born near present day Geneva, New York. 1770 – Was an influential leader of the Seneca Indian Tribe and of the Iroquois confederation of tribes. 1777 – He participated in a council with British representatives at Oswego in the early summer, during which the Senecas and three other tribes ..
1822 – Was born close to the forks of the Platte River by the modern-day city of North Platte, Nebraska. 1851 – In an treaty at Fort Laramie, the Sioux (among other tribes) had agreed on terms by which the United States might establish limited roads and military posts on Indian land. 1865 – Red ..
1720 – He was born in Ottawa village on the Detroit or Maumee Rivers. 1747 – Pontiac became the Ottawa chief. 1754-1755 – Pontiac support the French during the French and Indian War. – It was believed that he took part in the French and Indian victory over the Braddock expedition on 9th ..
1848 – Born near Billings, Montana. Chief Aleck-chea-ahoosh when translated to English means "Many Achievements" or "Plenty Coups". Successfully he led the Crow into many battles with their traditional enemies, the Blackfeet, Cheyenne, and Sioux and emerged unharmed bearing his enemies scalps and their finest horses. 1873 – At the age of 25 he became ..