Mingos have also been called “Ohio Iroquois” and “Ohio Seneca”. Most were forced to move to Indian Territory in the early 1830s under the Indian Removal program. In the 1930s Mingo descendants reorganized as a tribe and were recognized in 1937 by the federal government as the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe of Oklahoma.
The statement remains known as “ Logan’s Lament.” Logan continued his attacks on white settlers and associated himself with the Mohawk auxiliaries of the British during the American Revolution. He was by then a violent alcoholic and died in an altercation.
The resulting confederacy, whose governing Great Council of 50 peace chiefs, or sachems (hodiyahnehsonh), still meets in a longhouse, is made up of six nations: the Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca, and Tuscarora.
Daniel Greathouse, born about 1750, is credited with masterminding the 1774 massacre of Mingo Chief Logan’s family in what is now Hancock County.
They stored their food and weapons in their longhouses, • They ate: dried apples, other fruits, squash, fish, meat, nuts, corn, and beans. MAIN IDEA AND DETAILS How did the Iroquois live together in villages? The Mingo: related to the Iroquois • The Mingo are also known as the Seneca.
Among the Historic Indian Tribes occupying or claiming land in Ohio were the Shawnee Tribe, the Chippewa Tribe, the Ojibwa Tribe, the Delaware Tribe, the Wyandot Tribe, the Eel River Tribe, the Kaskaskia Tribe, the Iroquois Tribe, the Miami Tribe, the Munsee Tribe, the Seneca-Cayuga Tribe, the Ottawa Tribe, the
Chief Logan, born about 1725 in Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna Valley, was the son of an Oneida chief, Shikellamy, whom the Moravians had converted to Christianity.
1723–1780) was a Cayuga orator and war leader born of one of the Six Nations of the Iroquois Confederacy. His actions against settlers on the frontier helped spark Dunmore’s War later that year. Logan became known for a speech, later known as Logan’s Lament, which he reportedly delivered after the war.
A group of Virginia frontiersmen led by Daniel Greathouse murdered a number of Mingos, among them Logan? s brother, (commonly known as John Petty), and at least two other close female relatives, one of them pregnant and caring for her infant daughter.
They are known to us today as the Wendat (also known as Huron,) Neutral-Wenro, Erie, Laurentian (or St. Lawrence Iroquoian,) Susquehannock, Seneca, Cayuga, Onondaga, Oneida, Mohawk, Tuscarora, Nottaway, and Cherokee.
The Cherokee tribe is the second most common, with 285,476 Americans identifying with that group. 2010 Census Data.
Allen, South Dakota, on the Pine Ridge Reservation, has the lowest per capita income in the country. Extreme poverty rates on the ten largest reservations.
|Reservation||Location||Extreme Poverty Rate|
|Standing Rock Indian Reservation||South Dakota and North Dakota||16.6|
The settlers ‘ hunger for expansion drove them to pursue goals of eradication. They took actions which displaced native peoples and redefined tribes’ relationships with ancestral lands.
Most white Americans supported the Removal Act, especially southerners who were eager to expand southward. Expansion south would be good for the country and the future of the country’s economy with the later introduction of cotton production in the south.