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...
Oct 17, 2016 ... The following were chiefs or leaders of the Ottawa Indians. Pontiac. An Ottawa
chief, born about 1720, probably on Maumee river, Ohio, about the mouth of ... A
county of Michigan was named in his honor, but the name was ...
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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
Information about the Odawa or Ottawa Indian tribe for students and teachers. ...
band is called a chief (gimaa or ogimaa in the Ottawa/Ojibway language.) .... The
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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 ...
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
Aug 15, 2016 ... Hiawatha is perhaps the most famous Native American in history. ... Black Hawk
was not a traditional Native American tribe chief. ... Black Hawk's real name was
Makataimeshekiakiak. ... Known as Obwandiyag in Ottawa, Chief Pontiac
defended the Great Lakes Region from the invasion and occupation of ...
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Ottawa Indian tribe. The tribe was .... His name was Sitting Bull. Crazy Horse ...
Sitting Bull put together the most complete and famous single Indian victory. Red
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 ...