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Native American Biographies


These Native Americans are famous for a variety of reasons. Learn more about their lives.

Four Faces of Pocahontas
This story of the life of Pocahontas includes four very different paintings of the famous woman.

Tecumseh: Chief of the Shawnee
Learn more this leader who tried to keep the peace when all around him wanted war.

This PBS site gives you lots of information about the famous Shoshone woman who led Lewis and Clark to the Pacific Coast and back again.

Squanto and the First Thanksgiving
Learn more about the Native American who befriended the settlers in Plymouth, Massachusetts.

Chief Joseph
Story of the Nez Perce leader who proudly led his people through one heartbreak after another.

Sequoyah: Inventor of the Alphabet
Read the fascinating story of this Native American leader who designed his own alphabet.

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