Information About the Piqua Shawnee Tribe
Currently, there are nine tribes that are recognized by the Alabama Indian Affairs Commission. Within these nine tribes, the Piqua Shawnee tribe exists. There is evidence in what is now Alabama that dates back hundreds of years. Many people in this area have likely heard of this tribe before. This article is going to teach you more about the history of the Piqua Shawnee tribe and how they have impacted the area they inhabit.
When it first started out, the Shawnee tribe was around the area that Indiana and Ohio are currently in place within our United States. The Piqua section of the Shawnee tribe was one of five divisions and this specific division was named because of the legend of an evil man that died and came back to help a group of Shawnee members walk in harmony together. He would appear in front of the group as a cloud of smoke that came from the coals of their fire.
Eventually, the tribe was forced to scatter by various other tribes that wanted their land and resources. Some of the people that scattered ended up in what is Alabama today. Once they landed …