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Waynedale History

MIAMI NATION

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The Miami Nation was presented before the "Fort Wayne Quest Club" by William R. Clark on October 29, 1993: Quotes from historians include: "The Miamis were a warrior tribe and during their migrations had frequent conflicts with their allies. However, they actually settled major quarrels in long peaceful councils-at which they excelled." And "Their self-assurance and dominant position among their neighbors can be traced in part to their stable and provident village life, based more on...

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MIAMI NATION

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"The Miami Nation," was presented to the Fort Wayne Quest Club by William R. Clark on October 29, 1993: Village and band chiefs were generally hereditarily determined. The tribal chief was selected at Tribal Council by representatives of the villages and clans. Tribal councils were always held at Kekionga after 1712, i.e. here at the Three Rivers. In addition to the principal or civil chief of the tribe, a separate War Chief was selected, based upon demonstrated bravery and success in battle...

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HISTORY CENTER GEORGE R. MATHER

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The 2008-2009 George R. Mather Sunday Lecture Series opens on Sunday, September 14, at 2:00 PM, as Russell A. Working presents "Growing Up in Indiana During the Great Depression Years." Working shares his experiences of growing up during the Great Depression years. The depression brought with it a rigorous lifestyle that was enough to break a person's spirit. Working shares how he and his brothers actually found moments of humor and happiness in the midst of their most horrible family...

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