The Wyandot people lived in northern Ohio, and two of their members notably had ties to the Worthington area.
What are the six Native American tribes in Ohio?
Among the tribes occupying land in Ohio were:
Indeed they never were a power in Ohio. They signed no treaties and often were absorbed into the Delawares. But Mohican is a powerful name in this part of Ohio. Now there’s Mohican Township in Ashland County, Mohican State Park and, for the sake of commerce and tourism, Mohican country.
1. The Shawnee Tribe. The Shawnee Tribe was one of the largest tribes in Ohio. It’s believed that the Shawnee were ancestors of the Fort Ancient peoples who were in Ohio before the Iroquois came, tracing back to around the 1600s.
The 1838 forced 1,000-mile migration of more than 16,000 Cherokee claimed the lives of 4,000 to 6,000 tribe members. The Indian Removal Act of 1830 also applied to tribes north of the Ohio River. In Ohio that included the Seneca, Delaware, Shawnee, Ottawa and Wyandot.
Shawnee, an Algonquian-speaking North American Indian people who lived in the central Ohio River valley.
Currently, there are no federally recognized tribal communities or nations in Ohio, but there are non-federally funded communities trying to stay connected to their ancestry and become federally recognised, such as the Munsee Delaware Indian Nation of Ohio and the Shawnee Nation United Remnant Band.
“The Mohawks lived in larger villages while the Mohicans had smaller bands living on both sides of the Hudson, and I’m only suggesting that the Mohicans were living on the lower Mohawk River.
Unable to protect themselves, in 1745 some 400 Shawnee migrated from Pennsylvania to Ohio, Kentucky, Alabama and Illinois, hoping to escape the traders’ influence.
Some came to live in northern Ohio. They built their main villages in Wyandot, Marion, and Crawford Counties, but they lived across northern Ohio and as far south as Ross County.
Algonquian. Ashtabula, Ohio/ County/ etc. Delaware County – Common nickname of Lenape people. Hocking County – Lenape.
Treaties after 1818 involved purchase or cession of reservations, and Indians were removed to out of state Indian Territory. As of the 20th Century, there are no Indian reservations in Ohio, and no federally recognized Indian tribes in Ohio.
Hopewell culture, notable ancient Indian culture of the east-central area of North America. It flourished from about 200 bce to 500 ce chiefly in what is now southern Ohio, with related groups in Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Pennsylvania, and New York.
Traditional, linguistic, and archeological evidence shows that the Cherokee originated in the north, but they were found in possession of the south Allegheny region when first encountered by De Soto in 1540. Their relations with the Carolina colonies began 150 years later.
All major ABO blood alleles are found in most populations worldwide, whereas the majority of Native Americans are nearly exclusively in the O group. O allele molecular characterization could aid in elucidating the possible causes of group O predominance in Native American populations.
The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma is a federally recognized tribe whose service territory covers approximately 11,000 square miles in southeastern Oklahoma. The Nation is comprised of nearly 200,000 members worldwide, and it is the third largest tribe in the United States.