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<p>The Ottawa natives originally lived along the Ottawa River in eastern Ontario and western Quebec at the time of European arrival in the early 1600s. They moved into northern Ohio around 1740. They were part of the spoke an Algonquian natives language; and are thus related to the Delaware natives(Lenape), the Miami natives, and the Shawnee natives. They Historically, the Ottawa were enemies of with the Iroquois natives nation, and never really trusted with the Wyandot natives because they were related of the former's ties to the Iroquois. </p> <p>Political The Ottawa's political alliances were complicated and changed with the times. Some Ottawas Ottawa were allies of the French until British traders moved into the Ohio Country in the early 1700s. Many Ottawas moved into northern Ohio so that they could participate in the fur trade with the British. These natives lived in villages along the Cuyahoga, Maumee, and Sandusky Rivers, but the British were not content just to trade. Unlike the French, the British wanted to build forts and towns.</p> <p>Pontiac was a famous leader of the Ottawa natives. In 1763, he led a number of Native American Indians across several tribes in an a resistance effort, in attempt to drive the British from their American Indian-held lands. They The so-called "Pontiac's Rebellion" destroyed nine out of eleven British forts in the Great Lakes region. The Native Americans American Indian coalition united under Pontiac, however, could not defeat the strong British forts at Detroit (Fort Detroit) and Pittsburgh (Fort Pitt). Pontiac’s Rebellion came to an end after Colonel Henry Bouquet led a large army from Fort Pitt into Ohio to force the Native Americans American Indians to make peace.</p> <p>During the American Revolution, the Ottawas Ottawa fought for the British against the Americans. When the British surrendered to the Americans, the British turned their backs on their Native American Indian allies. The Ottawas continued to fight the Americans. </p> <p>General Anthony Wayne defeated the Ottawas Ottawa and other Ohio natives Country nations at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794. They surrendered , like many other nations, were forced to surrender most of their lands in Ohio with the signing of the Treaty of Greeneville (1795).</p> <p>In 1833 the United States forced the Ottawas Ottawa to give up their few remaining lands in Ohio. The United States government sent them to a reservation in Kansas. </p> <br />
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