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Pontiac (Ottawa leader) - Wikipedia


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 milita...

Ottawa Indian Chiefs and Leaders - Access Genealogy


Oct 17, 2016 ... The following were chiefs or leaders of the Ottawa Indians. ... A county of Michigan was named in his honor, but the name was subsequently ...

Ottawa Chief Pontiac - Manataka American Indian Council


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 Pontiac.

Pontiac | Ottawa chief | Britannica.com


Jun 29, 2010 ... It was laid out in 1837 and named for the famous Ottawa Indian chief (see Pontiac). Settlement began soon afterward, and industry developed ...

The Indian Chief is a Strong, Brave and Great Leader - Indians.org


Chief Pontiac. Have you ever heard of Chief Pontiac? He was a famous Indian chief of the Ottawa tribe. His homeland was in the Great Lakes region and he led  ...

Ottawa Indians - Ohio History Central


Reproduction of a print depicting Pontiac, an Ottawa Chief. He united a coalition of American Indian tribes to resist British rule in the Great Lakes region and ...

Pontiac - Warrior, Military Leader - Biography.com


Apr 2, 2014 ... Synopsis. Ottawa Chief Pontiac was famous for his role in Pontiac's Rebellion ( 1763–64), an American Indian struggle against the British ...



Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, Consolidated Bahwetig Ojibwe ... But when an Ottawa chief called for revolt, every tribe listened and most joined ... tribes in lower Michigan and, borrowing the Ottawa name for the Potawatomi, ...

Great Chiefs & Leaders - Indigenous Peoples Literature


Aug 15, 2016 ... Famous chiefs and leaders ... Native American Indian Chiefs ... Born with the Native American name of Cha-O-Ha, meaning “In the Wilderness”, ... Known as Obwandiyag in Ottawa, Chief Pontiac defended the Great Lakes ...

Chief Pontiac | Native Heritage Project


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 ...

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Chief Pontiac: Famous Native American Indian Chief ***


Short biography of Chief Pontiac, a famous leader of the Ottawa tribe. ... Indian Chief; The Name of his Native American Indian Tribe: Ottawa; Fast Facts and info  ...

Chief Pontiac | HistoryNet


Chief Pontiac summary: Pontiac was an Ottawa Indian chief that has become known through history. He was quite successful in protecting his land and his ...

Facts for Kids: Ottawa Indians (Ottawas, Odawas) - Orrin's Website


Information about the Odawa or Ottawa Indian tribe for students and teachers. ... In the past Ottawa chiefs were men chosen by tribal councilmembers, often from .... The authors' names are Laura Redish and Orrin Lewis and the title of our site ...