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Portrait of Tenskwatawa, or "The Prophet." Tenskwatawa worked with his brother, Tecumseh, to unite Native American tribes in the Northwest Territory to defend themselves against white settlers. From "History of the Indian Tribes of North America: With Biographical Sketches and Anecdotes of the Principal Chiefs" by Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall. Title across bottom of the page reads "Tens-Kwau-Ta-Waw." Thomas Loraine McKenney (1785–1859) served as the U.S. Superintendent of Indian trade from 1816–1822 and superintendent of Indian affairs from 1824-1830. James Hall (1793–1868) was a lawyer, writer, and editor who lived in Cincinnati, Ohio from 1833 until his death in 1868. Their book was illustrated with portraits from the Indian gallery in the Department of War in Washington, D. C.

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Ohio History Connection, Printed Material, Library; V 970.97 M199h 1855

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