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Grave of John Mongosia 1825-1904, Miami Indian, Chief Francis Godfroy Cemetery, Miami County, Indiana

Grave of John Mongosia 1825-1904, Miami Indian, Chief Francis Godfroy Cemetery, Miami County, Indiana

Great Indian Chief. Chief Kokomo of the Miami Nation from which this city derived its name.

Great Indian Chief. Chief Kokomo of the Miami Nation from which this city derived its name.

Indiana Historical Plaque - Frances Slocum Peoria, Indiana. Captured as a child by the Delaware Indians in 1778 from her Pennsylvania home, she grew up with the indians, married a Miami chief, and lived in Indiana till her death, 1847. by SpeedyJR, via Flickr

Indiana Historical Plaque - Frances Slocum Peoria, Indiana. Captured as a child by the Delaware Indians in 1778 from her Pennsylvania home, she grew up with the indians, married a Miami chief, and lived in Indiana till her death, 1847. by SpeedyJR, via Flickr

Miami Indian Cemetery - Meshingomesia monument - Marion Indiana - native american

Miami Indian Cemetery - Meshingomesia monument - Marion Indiana - native american

The junction of the Wabash and Little rivers, 100 yards south, was the western terminus of the Maumee-Wabash long portage and, in 1835, of the first section of the Wabash and Erie Canal. ...Three Miami villages were located here and Chiefs Richardville and LaFontaine once lived here. The Forks was the scene of many Indian councils and the Miami Treaties of 1834, 1838 and 1840.

The junction of the Wabash and Little rivers, 100 yards south, was the western terminus of the Maumee-Wabash long portage and, in 1835, of the first section of the Wabash and Erie Canal. ...Three Miami villages were located here and Chiefs Richardville and LaFontaine once lived here. The Forks was the scene of many Indian councils and the Miami Treaties of 1834, 1838 and 1840.

Chief Me-She-Kin-No-Quah Little Turtle.   Miami war chief. Born to a Miami chieftain and a Mahican mother in what is present day Indiana, he was given the name Me-she-kin-o-quah.  Chief Little Turtle Burial Site, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Find A Grave

Chief Me-She-Kin-No-Quah Little Turtle. Miami war chief. Born to a Miami chieftain and a Mahican mother in what is present day Indiana, he was given the name Me-she-kin-o-quah. Chief Little Turtle Burial Site, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Find A Grave

Miami Indians of Indiana | Treaty with Potawatomi, Delaware, and Miami Indians

Miami Indians of Indiana | Treaty with Potawatomi, Delaware, and Miami Indians

Miami Indians of Indiana | Miami Indian Cemetery Monument

Miami Indians of Indiana | Miami Indian Cemetery Monument

The Legend of Hanging Rock Wy-nu-sa was a beautiful Miami Indian maiden who thought she was in love with two handsome, strong, stalwart Indian braves. Both of the young men were deeply in love with the maiden, too, but she was not able to decide which of them she wished to marry. So the young maiden, Wy-nu-sa, called for a duel to be held at the top of Hanging Rock, where the winner of the fight would have her hand in marriage.

The Legend of Hanging Rock Wy-nu-sa was a beautiful Miami Indian maiden who thought she was in love with two handsome, strong, stalwart Indian braves. Both of the young men were deeply in love with the maiden, too, but she was not able to decide which of them she wished to marry. So the young maiden, Wy-nu-sa, called for a duel to be held at the top of Hanging Rock, where the winner of the fight would have her hand in marriage.

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