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Tenskwatawa, Shawnee Prophet



  • Existence: circa 1775 - November 1836

Biographical Information

Tenskwatawa, known as The Prophet, was a brother of Shawnee leader Tecumseh. He was a leader of Native American communities in the Ohio and Indiana regions and led men in the fight against U.S. military forces in the Battle of Tippecanoe.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Indiana history collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 113
Scope and Contents The Indiana history collection comprises materials related to the history of Indiana, its statehood, and its role in the Civil War.
Dates: 1806 - 1863