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Egushawa – Native American

Egushawa (c.1726 – March 1796), also spelled Egouch-e-ouay, Agushaway, Agashawa, Negushwa, and many other variants, was a war chief and principal political chief of the Ottawa tribe of…

Pathkiller – Native American

Pathkiller, (c 1749 to 8 January 1827), was a Cherokee warrior, town chief, and Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation. He also served as a colonel under Andrew…

Ahaya – Native American

Ahaya (Mikasuki) (ca. 1710 – 1783) was the first recorded chief of the Alachua band of the Seminole tribe. European-Americans called him Cowkeeper, as he held a very…

Gelelemend – Native American

Gelelemend (1737–1811), also known as Killbuck or John Killbuck Jr., was a Delaware (Lenape) chief during the American Revolutionary War. His name signifies “a leader.”==Biography==Gelelemend was born near…

Captain Pipe – Native American

Captain Pipe (b. c. 1725? – d. c. 1818?), called Konieschquanoheel and also known as Hopocan, was an 18th-century chief of the Algonquian-speaking Lenape (Delaware) and a member…

Pluggy – Native American

Pluggy (Mohawk: Tecanyaterighto, Plukkemehnotee) (d. 29 December 1776) was an 18th-century Mingo chieftain and ally of Logan during Lord Dunmore’s War. During the American Revolutionary War, he allied…

Chief Blackfish – Native American

Blackfish (c. 1729–1779), known in his native tongue as Cot-ta-wa-ma-go or Mkah-day-way-may-qua, was a Native American leader, war chief of the Chillicothe division of the Shawnee tribe. ==Biography==Little…

Guyasuta – Native American

Guyasuta (c.1725–c.1794) was an important leader of the Seneca people in the second half of the eighteenth century, playing a central role in the diplomacy and warfare of…