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The Peace of Paris ignores Native peoples’ rights
The Peace of Paris, the set of treaties (Treaty of Paris and the Treaties of Versailles, 1783) that end ...
Russian fur traders massacre Sugpiaq on Kodiak Island
Russian fur traders, led by Grigorii Shelikhov, overwhelm the Sugpiaq (Yup’ik, Alutiiq) in a bloody massacre ...
The Northwest Ordinance guarantees tribal land rights
Congress ratifies the Northwest Ordinance of 1787, creating the first organized territory of the United ...
Indian nations unite to fight American expansion
The United Indian Nations of the Old Northwest fight the establishment of military forts and settlements ...
Battle of Fallen Timbers opens Northwest Territory to settlement
President George Washington assigns General “Mad” Anthony Wayne to build several forts between the Ohio ...
Czar Paul I charters the Russian-American Company
The Russian Czar Paul I grants the Russian-American Company a charter with exclusive rights to the fur ...
Famine devastates the Hawaiian islanders of Maui
Maui Natives suffer from drought and famine. No rain falls from October 1806 to April 1807. Plants, ...
Tenskwatawa and Tecumseh call for unity among tribes
With the Shawnee under siege, fragmented, and dispersed, Lalawithika has a spiritual revelation that ...
Tecumseh’s leadership grows
The 1795 Treaty of Greenville pushed Tecumseh’s tribe, the Shawnee, out of their traditional lands in ...
Kamehameha I unifies the Hawaiian Islands
King Kamehameha I, also known as Kamehameha the Great, is the nephew of Kalani‘opu‘u, the former king ...