Tecumseh: The First Indian Leader

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Rebekah Michell Favassa Ferreira May 2,2017 3 Tecumseh ( Shooting Star ) Tecumseh was one of the first Indian leaders that desired peace with the settlers and pursued it. He was a leader with great power who could persuade people to come together and seek a higher good. He believed in joining all Indians under a single nation. His charisma was to gather many of the tribes together to negotiate for Indian land with the settlers. They worked together in building a defense force to protect their land from those that would attempt to take it from them. Tecumseh was born 1768 in Ohio and he was raised in the Ohio River basin with his family. His name means "shooting star." When the settlers came, some Indians would fight for their land

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