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Legend of Tecumseh, 1768-1813
A look at Tecumseh's lasting legend in two countries.
# 139074 | 1,500 words | 15 sources | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (General) , Native-American Studies (General)

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This paper refers to several historiographical issues pointing to the challenges of discussing mythical Native American leaders. The paper discusses the importance of what William H. McNeill discussed as Mythistory and refers to Pan-Indianism and Tecumseh's lasting legend in two countries. The paper then discusses how disunity is a factor still weakening Amerindian politics and progress in North America.

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'Tecumseh's dramatic appeal inspired various studies of his person and activities important in the histories of both United States and Canada. The man known as Tecumseh or `The Shooting Star' was born a member of the Dancing Tail or Panther clan about 1768 in Xenia, Ohio, one of seven children of a Shawnee notable, Pucksinwah, and Methoataske who also bore Tenskwatawa or `One with Open Mouth' or `The Open Door' who came to be known as The Prophet. Tecumseh was raised as a warrior by his elder brother, Oneehsuakalo, and later settled in Greenville, Ohio, the home of..."

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