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Published by The Library in [Fort Wayne, Ind.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Miami Indians,
  • Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Cover title: Chief Little Turtle.

Other titlesChief Little Turtle.
Statementprepared by the staff of the Public Library of Fort Wayne and Allen County
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. :
Number of Pages12
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25199997M
OCLC/WorldCa8287083

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Little Turtle, Miami chief Unknown Binding – January 1, by Jean Carper (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jean Carper Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author? Learn about Author Central Author: Jean Carper. An exact reproduction of the original book Little Turtle (Me-she-kin-no-quah): the great chief of the Miami Indian nation by Calvin Young first published in This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by 5/5(2).   Excerpt from Little Turtle (Me-She-Kin-No-Quah): The Great Chief of the Miami Indian Nation; Being a Sketch of His Life Together With That of Wm, Wells and Some Noted Descendants Colonel Richard Butler Plan of St. Clair's Camp and Battle lieutenant-colonel William Darke Wayne Street, Fort Recovery Concrete Bridge, Fort Recovery, Location : The item Little Turtle, Chief of the Miami, prepared by the staff of the Public Library of Fort Wanye and Allen County represents a specific, individual, material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in Indiana State Library.

Little Turtle. His Miami name was Mishikinakwa, but the English called him Little Turtle. Mishikinakwa was born in in a village close to where Fort Wayne would later be built. His mother was a Mahican and his father a Miami Chief. Little Turtle was destined to become the greatest of all the Miami Chiefs. Get this from a library! Little Turtle (Me-she-kin-no-quah): the great chief of the Miami Indian nation: being a sketch of his life together with that of Wm. Wells and some noted descendants. [Calvin M Young]. Get this from a library! Little Turtle, Miami chief,. [Jean Carper; Grace Leslie Dickerson] -- A biography of the Miami Indian chief who formed a confederation of Miami, Shawnee, and Potawatomi Indians that unsuccessfully attempted to drive white settlers from the tribal lands. Chief Little Turtle, who lived in a village along the Eel River, received permission from the Kekionga Miami to lead an attack. He gathered available warriors and attacked La Balme in camp at dawn on 5 November, before he reached the Eel River trading post and just 3 Location: Near present-day Columbia City, Indiana.

Little Turtle was the son of the Miami chief Acquenacke and a Mahican mother. His grandfather, Osandiah, was chief at the time of the Battle of the Johnston farm (as it is now called) in When the tribe ceded their last Indiana reservation in to the Government, they gave Me-Shin-Go-Me-Sia ten sections of land in Grant County, Indiana. The area is perhaps best described by Miami Chief Little Turtle in when he described the Three Rivers vicinity to General Anthony Wayne as “that glorious gate through which all good words of our chief’s had to pass from north to south and from east to west.” Historian Michael Hawfield once described this region. Little Turtle (Me-she-kin-no-quah): The Great Chief of the Miami Indian Nation; Being a Sketch of His Life, Together with that of William Wells and Some Noted Descendants Calvin M. Young Sentinel Ptg. Company, - Indians of North America - pages. Summary: Little Turtle aka Michikinikwa (c - ) was a famous war chief of the Miami Native Indian tribe of the Great Lakes region. Chief Little Turtle successfully led in raids on settlers in the Northwest Territory and is famous for his victory known as La Balme's Defeat and the Battle of the Wabash.