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Waynedale History

INDIAN VILLAGE PIECING HISTORY TOGETHER

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Indian Village Community Association is in the process of applying for a National Historic Register designation.  In conjunction with the City of Fort Wayne, a consultant from Indianapolis is compiling documentation on the development of the neighborhood since its conception in the 1920s.

Mr. Warner is hoping to find more information on the building phase of Indian Village. Specific questions include: How did you learn about the Village? Who was your builder and did you meet with him...

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MIAMI NATION

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This is the final segment of Miami Nation, presented to the “Fort Wayne Quest Club,” by William R. Clark on October 19, 1993: The Miamis are our local representative of the broader contributions to our nation by Native Americans in general.  The variety of specific tangible contributions comprises a lengthy list.  Even more interesting, to contemplate, is the intangible impact of Native Americans upon our consciousness. The clash of cultures itself has left an indelible mark upon...

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MIAMI NATION

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The Miami Nation was presented to the Fort Wayne Quest Club, October 29, 1993 by William R. Clark Junior: Between the years of 1822 and 1839, Indian agent Samuel Milroy reported the Miami population in Indiana had been reduced to approximately 700 by the deaths of 450 men and 39 women because of alcohol, alcoholism and stabbing deaths that occurred during drunken brawls.

Despite this bleak scenario, the Miamis were not without diligent leadership during this period. Jean Baptist Richardville...

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