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Crow archer Indians of North America

in' dE an, common name for the indigenous people of North America

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Battle of Tippecanoe
Battle of Tippecanoe
On November 7, 1811, Shawnee "prophet" Tenskwatawa launched an attack against forces led by William Henry Harrison. Tenskwatawa's warriors were soundly defeated, leading most of his followers to abandon him. Harrison's victory made him a hero and ultimately helped him win the presidency.
had survived being wounded three times before being ridden into the Battle of the Little Bighorn. And, although was not the only horse to survive that battle, he was by far the most famous one.
was one of many daughters of Powhatan, the leader of an alliance of about 28 Powhatan tribes in the Tidewater region of Virginia. She encountered her first Englishmen when they established Jamestown in May of 1607, and she became a frequent visitor to the settlement after meeting Captain John Smith in December of that same year.
was the leader of the Quahadi Comanche when that band became the last of the Plains bands to accept life on a reservation. Thanks to his leadership, they took to reservation life rather well, and Quanah himself became the wealthiest Indian in all of North America.
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