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. ... A county of
Michigan was named in his honor, but the name was subsequently ...
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
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
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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 ...