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Notables of Native American Background

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  • Metacomet "King Philip" (c.1639 - 1676)
    1. Metacom's name was changed at the Plymouth Colony Court on June 13, 1660 at the request of his brother Wamsutta: "Att the earnest request of Wamsutta desiring that in record his father is lately d...
  • Chief Joseph Brant, Thayendanegea of the Six Nations (1743 - 1807)
    A GREAT BOOK TO READ ABOUT JOSEPH BRANT IS "Joseph Brant - King of the Mohawks" by Jonathan Bolton and Claire Wilson Brant is his Step Fathers Last Name Last words were "If you can get any influe...
  • Crispus Attucks (the first martyr of the American Revolutionary War) (c.1723 - 1770)
    Crispus Attucks (c. 1723 – March 5, 1770) was a black man in the American Revolutionary War, was the first person shot to death by British redcoats during the Boston Massacre, in Boston, Massachusetts....
  • Sainte Kateri Tekakwitha (1656 - 1680)
    Kaia'tanó:ron Kateri Tekakwitha 1656-1680 Saint Kateri Tekakwitha was baptized as Catherine Tekakwitha and was informally known as Lily of the Mohawks. She is the fourth Native American to be ven...

What is a "notable?". "worthy of notice"; that is, "significant, interesting, or unusual enough to deserve attention or to be recorded". Notable in the sense of being "famous", or "popular"—although not irrelevant—is secondary.

So let's celebrate our indigenous peoples (American Indian, First Nations, Aleuts, Caribbean Islands, Central and South American tribal peoples ... ) and their descendants by adding their profiles to this Project.

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