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Tenskwatawa (January 1775 – November 1836) was a Native American religious and political leader of the Shawnee tribe, known as the Prophet or the Shawnee Prophet. He was a brother of Tecumseh,...

6 Things You May Not Know About Tecumseh - History in the ...


Oct 4, 2013 ... Tecumseh and his brother Tenskwatawa, best known as “the Prophet,” also started preaching against cultural assimilation. In 1808 the brothers ...

Tenskwatawa - Ohio History Central


Tenskwatawa (also known as The Prophet), a member of the Shawnee ... Many scholars believe that his brother, Tecumseh, had learned of the eclipse from ...

Tecumseh's Brother, the Shawnee Prophet - Identity Independence


The prophet's brother, Tecumseh, meanwhile engaged in the political work of ... him to perform some miracles, that he may be known and received as a prophet.

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Soon Tecumseh and his brother had a following of Native American peoples .... When the tribes visited his village, known as Prophet's Town, Tecumseh ...

Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa


Tecumseh was born in 1768 into a family of six brothers and one sister. .... The presence of the so-called Prophet's Town greatly worried Governor Harrison, ...

The Prophet | Shawnee leader | Britannica.com


Also known as ... The Prophet, byname of Tenskwatawa (born c. ... who worked with his brother Tecumseh to create a pan-tribal confederacy to resist U.S. ... In November 1811, while Tecumseh was away, The Prophet allowed the Shawnees  ...

Biography for Kids: Tecumseh - Ducksters


Tecumseh's brother, Tenskwatawa, was a religious man. He had all sorts of visions and became known as the Prophet. Tecumseh and his brother established a ...

Battle of Tippecanoe History


Known as "Prophet's Town", this village was destined to become the capitol of a ... when two Shawnee brothers, Tecumseh and Tenskwatawa (the Prophet), left ...

Tenskwatawa (U.S. National Park Service)


Known as the Prophet, Tenskwatawa was born in a time of turmoil for both American ... even after the death of his brother Tecumseh in the Battle of the Thames.

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Tecumseh - Native American History - HISTORY.com


Tecumseh transformed his brother's religious following into a political movement, leading ... Taking the name Tenskwatawa, or 'The Open Door,' the new Shawnee Prophet began to preach a nativistic revitalization ... We know you love history.

Tenskwatawa - The Prophet - War of 1812


Tenskwatawa (the Prophet), Shawnee religious figure (b Lalawethika in Shawnee ... a Creek woman, and the younger brother of Shawnee war chief Tecumseh. ... Tecumseh was killed at the Battle of the Thames (also known as the Battle of ...

Tenskwatawa Facts - Biography - YourDictionary


Tenskwatawa (1775-1836), also known as the "The Prophet," was a Shawnee religious leader and reviver of traditional ways. With his brother Tecumseh, ...