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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 ...
Indian nations unite to fight American expansion
The United Indian Nations of the Old Northwest fight the establishment of military forts and settlements ...
Russian missionaries come to Kodiak, Alaska
The first Russian Orthodox missionaries arrive at Kodiak and begin trying to convert the Sugpiaq (Yup’ ...
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 ...
Haudenosaunee prophet calls for peace
The Seneca prophet Handsome Lake (b. ca. 1733–d. 1815) has his first religious revelation. He preaches ...
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 ...
First Alaskan hospital opens; does not treat Native peoples
Physicians go to work in a new hospital in the Russian Alaskan capital city of Sitka, but the doctors ...