OTTISSIPPI THE TRUTH about GREAT LAKES INDIAN HISTORY and the Gateway to the West
Non-fiction The sweeping history of the Great Lakes Indians, the Northwest Territory, Michigan, Ontario, Canada, Ohio and more. The Great Lakes, Superior, Huron - Karegnondi, Erie, Michigan, and Ontario. Southeast Michigan was the great trade route to the west, the Ottissippi - the Detroit strait, the St. Clair and Detroit River was the waterway to the heart of the country. Aamjiwnaang territory, from Detroit, to Toronto, Georgian Bay, to Alpena, then west to the Saginaw watershed west of Lansing. Many tribes were connected to this area, The Three Fires, Ojibwe-Chippewa, Ottawa, Pottawatomi, Huron, Missisauga, Neutrals, Iroquois, Wyandotte, Erie, Saulk, Sauk, Fox, Delaware, Miami, Shawnee, Delaware, Menominee, Saulteurs, Saulteaux, and many more. This is in depth research and history of the Indigenous Aboriginal people, culture and lifeways of the Michigan, Anishinabe -First People. The extraordinary hidden truth we never learned, due to the history being scattered, the complexity, time, and change of names, places, waterways and governments. The Origins, migration, religion, prophecies, Mide, Metis, hunting, sturgeon, white fish, medicine, war, disease, counting coup, dog feast, clans, chiefs, totems, firesticks, Teaching stick, slavery, Death Song, canoes, buffalo, vision quest, four directions, Pow Wow, Sun dance, sweat lodge, fire water, racism, Chiefs biographies . Voyageurs, explorers, missionaries, Coureur Debois, the French, British, Americans, Spanish, Dutch, military, pirates, wizards, trading posts, frontier, pioneers and Immigration. The many waterways, St. Clair River, Belle River, Black River, Thames, Chenail Escarte, Flint River, Huron River, Lake St. Clair, St. Clair Flats, and Islands. Sault Ste. Marie, Michilimackinac, Gnadenhutten, Cahokia, Vincennes, Kaskaskia, Virginia, Indiana Territory, Teuscha Grondie, Place of Many Beavers, White Rock, St. Marys. Forts, Detret, Ponchetrain, St. Joseph, Sinclair, Gratiot, Malden, Maiden, and Edward. Reservations; Kettle Point, Stony Pointe, Sarnia Reserve, Swan Creek, Saginaw Chippewa, and First Nations. Chiefs, Okemos, Neome, Tecumseh, Pontiac, Wawanosh, Little Thunder - Animikance, Kioscance, John Riley, Mother Rodd, Machonce, Indian Dave, Black Snake, Sanilac, Shawano, Shabonna, the Plain Chiefs, Langlade, and the great hero Peggy. Generals, Dulhut - Duluth, St. Clair, Sinclair, Braddock, George Rogers Clark, Harmar, Harrison, Hull, Gladwin, McKee, Croghan, Brandt, Proctor, Amhurst, Askin, Astor, Harsens. Preachers, Jesuits, Black Robes, Father Richard, Catholic, Methodist, Henry Chase, Charles Eastman, Peter Jones, William Case, Nanabozoo. Quebec, Louisiana, Upper Canada, The Western District, Lambton, Point Edward, Windsor - Sandwich, Sombra, Sarnia, St. Clair County, Port Huron, Michigan, Ohio, Illinois. The Revolutionary war, Fox war, Beaver wars, Iroquois wars, War of 1812, Patriot War, Company K, Cadillac, Lahonton, Governor Lewis Cass, General Hull, Mad Anthony Wayne, Hamilton, Proctor, Depeyster, George Washington, Henry Schoolcraft. John Johnson, The Family Compact, Boarding Schools, The Canadian Truth Commission, Northern Slavery, United Empire Loyalists, Tories, Z.W. Bunce, Duperon Baby, Sam and Eber Ward, and Jacob Smith. Saint Clare, Colonialism, The Quebec Act, The Ohio Company, Underground Railroad, Northern Slavery, Hudsons Bay Company, American Fur Company, Northwest Company, Paul Bunyan, Lake Huron Land Bridge, Sanilac Petroglyphs, Bluewater Bridge, Draper Park, Mt. Pleasant Industrial Boarding School, NAGPRA. Early fur traders, lumbermen, pioneers, Abbott, Baby, Campau, Brakeman, Howard, Harrington, Wadhams, Glyshaw, Beard and many more. A compendium of early writings, modern writings, and interviews. Extraordinary in depth research, a very important contribution to education and history.
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