By Time-Life Books
Wonderful illustrations in complete colour and black and white, of Indian Chiefs, artifacts, head equipment, garments, medallions, maps, and so forth
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Er of all began at British, treat Pontiac as if and band he were lead- the region's tribes. Perhaps flattered by the recognition, Pontiac to play the part. " 1 The pronouncement served only to further diminish his reputation, which was already tarnished by the attention he had received from the British. among Returning from the conference, he found own his and refused in 1 768 to to accept live him as a Illinois resentment. support, even leader. Humiliated, Pontiac left his village with relatives in the Illinois He found no warmer welcome stabbed an little Ottawas.
Thundered Arthur wrongs Tecumseh's mind, the deal had no to believe that all Indian lands forests to one. litany of hands of the whites. Then he turned rison's recent land grab. " he and Harrison sat directly. As legend has it, bench as the conversation continued, gradually forcing the governor toward one end. Just as Harrison was The southern Great Lakes region and Ohio country were the scene of many clashes between whites and Indians following the Revo- The map at shows the lo- lution. right cations of the tribes, the key white settlements, and the main battle sites.
This sibling lent as Tecumseh was lithe and accident and never mastered the sult, athletic; skills was as awkward and corpu- he lost an eye in a childhood of hunting and fighting. As a re- he was treated with contempt by his warrior peers. But one day Lala- wethika would remake himself as a holy would resonate all In late 1774, the way to the when he was tragic loss. His father, Puckeshinwa, River. preach a message that only six years old, Pontiac's rebellion a decade earlier, on the banks of the Ohio man and White House.