Shawnee

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a member of the Algonquian people formerly living along the Tennessee river

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the Algonquian language spoken by the Shawnee

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The hostile disposition of the savages, and their allies, caused General Clark, the commandant at the Falls of the Ohio, immediately to begin an expedition with his own regiment, and the armed force of the country, against Pecaway, the principal town of the Shawanese, on a branch of Great Miami, which he finished with great success, took seventeen scalps, and burnt the town to ashes, with the loss of seventeen men.
The barbarous savage nations of Shawanese, Cherokees, Wyandots, Tawas, Delawares, and several others near Detroit, united in a war against us, and assembled their choicest warriors at old Chelicothe, to go on the expedition, in order to destroy us, and entirely depopulate the country.
Before the coal was discovered, there was a place known only as the Wyoming Valley, first inhabited by the Shawanese and Delaware Indian tribes in the early 1700s.
DRCHNY, 7:160, Sir William Johnson's Speech to the Shawanese and Delawares, July 12,1756.
284; Treaty with the Wyandot, Seneca, Delaware, Shawanese, Potawtomee, Ottawa, and Chippeway, Sept.