Literary Land Claims: The "Indian Land Question" from Pontiac's War to Attawapiskat
Full text of "The Indian wars of Pennsylvania : an account of the Indian events, in Pennsylvania, of the French and Indian war, Pontiac's war, Lord Dunmore's war, the revolutionary war, and the Indian uprising from 1789 to 1795 ; tragedies of the Pennsylvania frontier based primarily on the Penna. archives and colonial records / by C. Hale Sipe ; introduction by Dr. George P. Donehoo"
The Indian Wars of Pennsylvania: An Account of the Indian Events, in Pennsylvania, of the French & Indian War, Pontiac's War, Lord Dunmore's War, the Revolutionary War and the Indian Uprisings from 1789 to 1795 - C. Hale Sipe. The Indian Wars of Pennsylvania is a comprehensive historical overview of Indian warfare in that state, offering "a thoroughly accurate picture of the thrillingly romantic period of Pennsylvania history from 1755 to 1795, during which the mountains and the valleys…
Pontiac's War, 1763 - On May 25, 1763, the British outpost of Fort St. Joesph, near present day Niles, Michigan, fell to Potawatomi warriors. They used the same tactic that had succeed at Fort Sandusky, but had failed at Detroit. Over the next eight days, Fort Miami (Fort Wanye, Indiana), Fort Ouiatenon (Lafayette, Indiana), and Fort Michilimackinac (Mackinaw City, Michigan) were captured by native warriors. This left Detroit as the only British held fort west of Pennsylvania.
Pontiac's Rebellion: The British took over Frances forts after their forces withdrew. The British refused to give the Native Americans supplies, and when they moved onto the Native Americans land, they attacked the British settlers and destroyed many of their forts. The British fought back and killed many Indians, even some who hadn't attacked them.