April 11, 2019

Potawatomi Chief Ashkum’s efforts to combat Manifest Destiny’s expansion

Potawatomi headmen like Chief Ashkum (More and More) addressed crowds on behalf of the Potawatomi during Manifest Destiny, bringing to light the long-term, negative implications of losing the land and connection to the Great Lakes region.
September 23, 2015

Way Back Wednesday: September 23, 2015 – 19th Century Potawatomi leader Ashkum

  In this week’s look into Citizen Potawatomi history, Way Back Wednesday presents an an excerpt from George Winter’s journal regarding ninetenth century Potawatomi leader Ashkum. […]