"Speech of the Savages of Detroit." July 30, 1704. Vol. 33, (1904): 190-193.
Huron, Odawa, and Miami attempt to make
peace with the Iroquois by blaming Agoiatonous nation for the murder of
"Speech of the Shawanese, Kickapoos, & Winnibeigoes, Dated June 8, 1812." Vol. 15, (1889): 89-91.
Delivered by Techkumthai (Tecumseh);
explains attacks that the Pottawatomis made on Long Knives (Americans),
and the negative repercussions possible in further actions.
"Speeches." February 25, 1781. Vol. 19, (1891): 593-596.
Speeches by Ouiatanons to French and
Piankishaws at Vincennes. Also includes speech by Miami chief
concerning whether British and French should be trusted.
"Indian Speeches at Caughnawaga," July 5-10, 1799. Vol. 20, (1892): 643-648.
"Indian Speech to Sir John Johnson at Lachine," July 12, 1799. Vol. 20, (1892): 650-651.
as and Iroquois discuss New
York attempts to take Caughnawaga land as a punishment for their having
fought on the side of the British during the Revolution. Apparently,
the Iroquois inadvertently signed over Caughnawaga land to New York.
The two parties decide to appeal to the British for help.
"Indian Speech to Indians in Council at Caughnawaga," August 7, 1796. Vol. 20, (1892): 462-463.
awaga Indians warn Odawa against trusting the United States or selling land to them.
"Substance of the Speeches of the Indians at the Council at the Big Rock," October 7, 1810. Vol. 25, (1894): 270-272.
Hurons and other western nations discussing unity and the need for caution when dealing with the British or the United States.
kumthai (Tecumseh). Speech to Potawatomi , Ottawa, Winnebego, and Sauks. November 15, 1810. Vol. 25, (1894): 275-277.
Tecumseh urges Indians to unite with British and vow to never give up their land.
"Speech of Indian Chief to Various Tribes," May 4, 1807. Vol. 40, (1929): 127-133.
Maigouis (The Trout) predicts an
eclipse, denounces whites as children of evil spirits, sets forth rules
of conduct including what to eat, wear, and with whom to trade. This
blend of traditional and new beliefs is the way of life proposed by
Tenskwatawa, the Shawnee Prophet.