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| caption = Reproduction of a portrait of Little Turtle, also known as Mich-I-kin-I-Qua, a war chief of the Miami Tribe, ca. 1790-1812. Little Turtle and Shawnee chief Tecumseh led the Miami and Shawnee people to resist white settlers in the western part of Ohio. They successfully defeated United States soldiers led by Josiah Harmar in October 1790 and soldiers led by Arthur St. Clair in 1791. An attack on Fort Recovery failed in 1794 and Little Turtle wanted to negotiate with the settlers. Other chiefs wanted to continue fighting. The Native Americans lost at the Battle of Fallen Timbers and in 1795 they signed the Treaty of Greene Ville ceding most of Ohio to the settlers.
<p>Little Turtle was a war leader of the Miami Indians. He was born in about 1752 twenty miles northwest of modern-day Fort Wayne, Indiana. His Native American name was Michikinikwa. Little is known of his life before the 1790s, although he did help the British in the American Revolution.</p>
*[[Battle of Fallen Timbers]]
*[[Siege of Fort Recovery]]
*[[St. Clair's Defeat]]
Arthur St. Clair]]*[[ Tecumseh]] *[[Tecumseh's Confederation]]
*[[Treaty of Greeneville (1795)]]
Treaty of Paris (1783)]]*[[ Anthony Wayne]]
#Young, Calvin M. <em>Little Turtle (Me-she-kin-no-quah): The Great Chief of the Miami Indian Nation</em><em>; Being a Sketch of His Life Together with that of Wm. Wells and Some Noted Descendants</em>. Greenville, OH: Calvin M. Young, 1917.
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