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  • Chief Casper Alfred Peters (1874 - 1940)
    Tuscarora "United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 2 February 2021), Casper A Peters, 1920. New York State Census, 1905," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 8 M...
  • Chief Marcus Peters (1848 - 1929)
    Tuscarora/Beaver Clan Became Chief in 1873 United States Census, 1920", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 2 February 2021), Marcus Peters, 1920.
  • Chief Harry Patterson (1802 - 1885)
    Tuscarora He was the son of Gayriwahnoreh and Sarah Pembleton. He married Abigail Basket and they had Cornelius and Elizabeth Patterson. He married Hannah Mt Pleasant and they had Delia, Isaa...
  • Rev. Henry J. 'Sa-gah-go-waah' Silverheels (1811 - 1889)
    Seneca Presbyterian Minister Seneca Nation of Indians Chief Marshall, 1861 Seneca Chief Sachem - installed September 26, 1850 Seneca Nation of Indians President, 1864-1865 Son of Chief Ge...
  • Fayley Sundown (1896 - 1965)
    Tonawanda Seneca Sachem Chief Son of Simeon and Nancy (Blackchief) Sundown Married 1st: Fleeta Doctor (1898-1916); their son, Roger Sundown (1915-1974) Married 2nd: Amy Blackchief (1903-1975)...

Welcome to the Native American Chiefs Project. The Native American Chiefs Project is for people who have a strong interest in Native American history and culture. Designed for people to learn about a variety of Native American histories and cultures and for the preservation of cultures and langues, for people to share what they know. For sharing and learning about Native Americans from 16th and 17th century Massachusetts and Virginia, the Wild West, the Aztec Empire, and Canadian Indigenous Peoples/First Nations, etc.