Pontiac, or Obwandiyag (c. 1720 – April 20, 1769), was an Odawa war chief who
became noted for his role in Pontiac's War (1763–1766), an American Indian
struggle against British mili...
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In the past Ottawa chiefs were men chosen by tribal councilmembers, often from
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PONTIAC, chief of the Ottawa, born on Ottawa river about 1720; died in Cahokia,
Ill., in 1769 ... The latter likewise supplied the Indians, in return for which they
received ... was "a haven of rest," for the most famous Ottawa warrior, Chief
Ottawa Indian chief who became a great intertribal leader when he ... and other
forts surrendered by the French during the French and Indian War .... inhaled
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May 24, 2012 ... Chief Pontiac ... I came across the Pontiac name, as a surname, when working
with the Carlisle Indian ... Pontiac or by his native name, Obwandiyag (c. 1720 –
April 20, 1769), was an Ottawa leader who became famous for ...
Aug 15, 2016 ... Hiawatha is perhaps the most famous Native American in history. ... His name
was shortened by the English, with whom he engaged in a battle ... Known as
Obwandiyag in Ottawa, Chief Pontiac defended the Great Lakes ...
A number of parks near Niles, Michigan are names in her honor ... Blackbird,
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daughter of Waubojeeg, a famous war chief and leader in civil life who was
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His Indian name was Weyapiersenwah. ... Under the leadership of the Miami
chief, Little Turtle, the Indians planned a series of ambushes and retreats that .... It
is believed that the Ottawa chief, Pontiac, was born in northwest Ohio about 1720