A tribe of Native Americans who inhabited Ohio, Indiana, and other parts of the Middle West during the early nineteenth century. The most famous Shawnee leader was Tecumseh, who joined with the British against the Americans during the War of 1812.
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The Shawnees were yelling like demons and approaching to close range very cautiously, feeling out each rod of the ground.
I was within ten feet of him when he halted and shouted his name, and in their language called on the Shawnees to come to him.
I honestly believe the Shawnees are playing a game, that they are hoping the settlers are silly enough to think themselves safe.
You are safe from Indian attacks now the trader has told the Shawnees you are under his protection.
He went with me passively enough, and he did not speak until we had struck into the main trail of the Shawnees.