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Waynedale History

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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THE BUFFALO TRO

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It was the most sought-after invitation of 1827. When Chief Jean Baptiste de Richardville's gracious Greek Revival house was built, the most prominent citizens of Fort Wayne vied to attend his dinner parties. Once again, the Chief's house will be filled with lights, laughter, stories, music and a mouthwatering array of food--and this time you're invited! Be sure to attend the Third Annual Buffalo Tro, on Friday, September 26, 2008, 6 pm-9 pm, at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton...

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