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  • Chief Mishikinakwa - "Little Turtle" (c.1752 - 1812)
    Wikipedia Fought in the Battle of Franklin Park Settlement with Ottawa and Pottawatomi families of Little Crow. Had a settlement in Toledo Ohio and later farther south in Turtle Creek Ohio. Was a p...
  • Moctezuma II, 9th Aztec Emperor (c.1466 - 1520)
    Moctezuma (c. 1466 – June 1520), also known by a number of variant spellings including Montezuma, Moteuczoma, Motecuhzoma and referred to in full by early Nahuatl texts as Motecuhzoma Xocoyotzin,[N.B. ...
  • Pocahontas (1595 - 1617)
    Also if your family line you can join the Pocahontas DNA project on gedmatch.com Although Pocahontas was not a princess in the context of Powhatan culture, the Virginia Company nevertheless presented...
  • Tecumseh (c.1768 - 1813)
    The Ric Burns documentary, "Tecumseh's Vision: We Shall Remain" (first aired Oct 2009) can be viewed here: Tecumseh (properly Tikamthi or Tecumtha: 'One who passes across intervening space from o...
  • Wahunseneca, Paramount chief of the Powhatan (1545 - 1618)
    Powhatan (June 17, 1545 [citation needed] – April 1618), whose proper name was Wahunsenacawh (alternately spelled Wahunsenacah, Wahunsunacock or Wahunsonacock), was the paramount chief of Tsenacomm...

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.