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Native American Chiefs

Welcome 4th graders! Your class is creating a talking calendar featuring famous Native American Chiefs and leaders. Use the links below and this research sheet to discover important facts about your Native American Leader.

 

Don't print the web site! Instead take notes on your research sheet or copy and paste pertaining facts or photos into AppleWorks. Mrs. Martell will show you how. Here is an example of a finished report.

General Web Sites
Native American Biographies A - Z
The National Portrait Gallery of Native American Chiefs
Native Tribute to American Indian Chiefs
Great Chiefs and Leaders
Famous Native American Indian Chiefs, Leaders & Warriors
Native North American Biographies
The West - Biographies from PBS


Famous Chiefs and Leaders
Chief Seattle | Cherokee | Corn Planter |Keokuk | Little Turtle | Little Wolf | Powhatan
Quanah Paker| Red Jacket | Sacagawea | Squanto | Tecumseh | Washakie

Chief Seattle

About Chief Seattle
Speech about the relation bewteen nature and man.
Chief Seattle - Portrait

Powhatan

Chief Powhatan
The Powhatan Tribe
Chief Powhatan
Powhatan

 

John Ross - Cherokee

John Ross
John Ross - Survivor of the Trail of Tears

Quanah Parker - Comanche

Quanah Parker
Quanah Parker
Quanah Parker
Quanah Parker Photo of a young Quanah Parker

 

Corn Planter - Seneca

Corn Planter - The Last War Chief of the Senecas
Corn Planter

Red Jacket

Red Jacket
Red Jacket portrait & text
Red Jacket
About his Death
Memorial

 

Keokuk - Sac/Fox

Keokuk - Biography & Portrait
Keokuk
Keokuk
Keokuk
Keokuk

Sacagawea

Life of Sacagawea
Sacagawea

Sacagawea
Sacagawea

 

Little Turtle - Miami

Little Turtle - from Ohio History Central
Michikinikwa - Fallen Embers Battlefield
Little Turtle's Battle History
Letter to Thomas Jefferson

Squanto

Squanto Good Biography
Squanto Tisquantum
Squanto Written by a 6th Grade Class

 

Little Wolf - Cheyenne

The Story of Little Wolf
Little Wolf
Little Wolf
Little Wolf
Little Wolf

Tecumseh - Shawnee

Tecumseh Biography & Portrait
Tecumseh
Tecumseh

 
 
Washakie - Shoshoni
 

Kathleen Martell, Instructional Technology Specialists
Needham Public Schools, Needham, MA