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Pierre Parenteau (politician)

Pierre Parenteau was a politician in Manitoba. He was a member of the Convention of Twenty-Four and Convention of Forty and served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba. Biographical details about Parenteau are uncertain because his name was a ...

Overseas Minangkabau

The Overseas Minangkabau is a demographic group of Minangkabau people of Minangkabau Highlands origin in West Sumatra, Indonesia who have settled in other parts of the world. Over half of the Minangkabau people can be considered overseas Minangka ...

Ots-Toch

Ots-Toch is the name commonly used for a Native American of the Mohawk Nation born in 1600 near Canajoharie, New York. She married Dutch settler Cornelise Antonnisen Van Slyke and founded the Van Slyke family in New Netherland. She was married so ...

Moluccan diaspora

Begins in the 1950s as the result of the end of its occupation over Dutch East Indies, the Netherlands government decided to transport around 12.000 Moluccan soldiers of the Royal Netherlands East Indies Army and their families to Europe, as they ...

Qarachar Noyan

Qarachar Noyan, also spelt Karachar, was a Mongol military commander under Genghis Khan as well as a paternal ancestor of Timur, founder of the Timurid Empire. Though there is little mention of him in early sources, where he is only described as ...

Khamag Mongol

Khamag Mongol was a major Mongolic tribal confederation on the Mongolian Plateau in the 12th century. It is sometimes also considered a predecessor state to the Mongol Empire. The existence of a somewhat mysterious tribal power known in Mongol tr ...

Mongols in China

Chinese Mongols are citizens of China who are ethnic Mongols. They form one of the 55 ethnic minorities officially recognized by the Peoples Republic of China. There are approximately 5.8 million people classified as ethnic Mongols living in Chin ...

Bortala Mongol Autonomous Prefecture

Bortala is an autonomous prefecture for Mongol people in the northern middle of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, Western China. It has an area of 27.000 km 2. Bole is its capital. "Boro tala" comes from the Mongolian language, and means "brown ...

Haixi Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture

Haixi Mongol and Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, locally also known as Qaidam Prefecture, is an autonomous prefecture occupying much of the northern tier of as well as part of the southwest Qinghai province, China. It has an area of 325.785 square ...

Choros

Choros or Tsoros was the ruling clan of the Dzungars and Dorbet Oirat and once ruled the whole Four Oirat. They founded the Dzungar Khanate in the 17th century. Their chiefs reckoned their descent from a boy nourished by a sacred tree.

Dzungar Khanate

The Dzungar Khanate, also written as the Zunghar Khanate, was an Inner Asian khanate of Oirat Mongol origin. At its greatest extent, it covered an area from southern Siberia in the north to present-day Kyrgyzstan in the south, and from the Great ...

Dzungar people

The name Dzungar people, also written as Zunghar, referred to the several Oirat tribes who formed and maintained the Dzungar Khanate in the 17th and 18th centuries. Historically they were one of major tribes of the Four Oirat confederation. They ...

Tenzin Dalai Khan

Tenzin Dalai Khan was the third khan of the Khoshut Khanate and protector-king of Tibet. He ruled from 1668 to 1696, in the time of the Fifth and Sixth Dalai Lamas.

Tenzin Wangchuk Khan

Tenzin Wangchuk Khan was the fourth khan of the Khoshut Khanate and protector-king of Tibet. He reigned from 1696 to 1697, or from 1701 to 1703, during the age of the 6th Dalai Lama, Tsangyang Gyatso. Tenzin Wangchuk Khan, also known as Wanggyal, ...

Montenegrin alphabet

The Montenegrin alphabet is the collective name given to Abeceda and Азбука ", the writing systems used to write the Montenegrin language. It was adopted on 9 June 2009 by the Montenegrin Minister of Education, Sreten Skuletic and replaced the Se ...

Eastern Herzegovinian dialect

The Eastern Herzegovinian dialect is the most widespread subdialect of the Shtokavian dialect of Serbo-Croatian, both by territory and the number of speakers. It is the dialectal basis for all modern literary Serbo-Croatian standards: Bosnian, Cr ...

Zeta–Raska dialect

The Zeta–Raska dialect is a subdialect of the Stokavian dialect of Serbo-Croatian. Its prevalence is mostly in southern Montenegro and parts of the historical region of Raska in Serbia. It is spoken mainly by local ethnic Serbs, Montenegrins, Bos ...

Eastern Orthodoxy in Montenegro

Eastern Orthodoxy in Montenegro refers to adherents, religious communities, institutions and organizations of Eastern Orthodox Christianity in Montenegro. It is the largest Christian denomination in the country. According to the latest census of ...

Naga Self-Administered Zone

The Naga Self-Administered Zone, is a self-administered zone in the Naga Hills area of Sagaing Region of Myanmar. Its administrative seat is the town of Lahe.

Aztek (character)

Aztek is the name of a fictional superhero in the DC Universe. Both versions are based out of the fictional Vanity City. Aztek is the champion of the Aztec god Quetzalcoatl. The first Aztek first appeared in Aztek, The Ultimate Man #1 in August 1 ...

El Muerto

El Muerto, also known as El Muerto: The Aztec Zombie, is a fictional character and comic book superhero created by American comics creator Javier Hernandez and published through his own imprint Los Comex. The comic book follows the story of 21-ye ...

Chimalpilli II

Chimalpilli II was a Tlatoani of the Nahua altepetl Ecatepec, in 16th-century Mesoamerica. The first known tlatoani of Ecatepec was Chimalpilli I, grandson of an Aztec tlatoani. The successor of Chimalpilli II was Diego de Alvarado Huanitzin, who ...

Tezozomoc (son of Chimalpopoca)

For other persons with this name, see Tezozomoc. Tezozomoc was the second tlatoani of altepetl Ecatepec, in 15th-century Mesoamerica.

Tlacuilolxochtzin

Tlacuilolxochtzin was an Aztec noblewoman of very noble heritage, Lady of Ecatepec and sister of queen Tlapalizquixochtzin.

Tzihuacxochitzin I

For another queen with the same name, see Tzihuacxochitzin II. Tzihuacxochitzin I was a Queen consort of Azcapotzalco as a wife of the king Tezozomoc, who was very famous. She was a daughter of the noble dignitary called Huitzilaztatzin. She marr ...

Cherokee freedmen controversy

The Cherokee Freedmen Controversy was a political and tribal dispute between the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and descendants of the Cherokee Freedmen regarding the issue of tribal membership. The controversy had resulted in several legal proceedi ...

Mayan Americans

The Cold War led to the spread of Communist ideology to Latin America. Fidel Castro and The Cuban Revolution influenced an uprising from the Guatemalan working class, indigenous Mayans and peasant Ladino workers. With the success of Communist upr ...

List of Native American artists from Oklahoma

This list indexes notable Native American artists from Oklahoma, Oklahoma Territory, or Indian Territory. Artists listed in this index were born in, at one time lived in, or presently live in what is now Oklahoma.

List of chiefs of the Seminoles

This is a list of chiefs of the Seminole, which includes military and civic leaders of the Seminole people, who today are enrolled in the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, and Seminole Tribe of Florida

List of Native American sportspeople

Nick Lassa – Played with the Oorang Indians in 1922 and 1923. Levi Horn, Northern Cheyenne, Chicago Bears Elmer Busch – Played with the Oorang Indians in 1922. Stillwell Saunooke – Played with the Oorang Indians in 1922. Ted Lone Wolf – Played wi ...

List of Principal Chiefs of the Cherokee

Principal Chief is today the title of the chief executives of the Cherokee Nation, of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and of the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians, the three federally recognized tribes of Cherokee. In the eighteenth ...

List of Native American women of the United States

This is a list of notable Native American women of the United States. Please note that it should contain only Native women of the United States and its territories, not First Nations women or Native women of Central and South America. Native Amer ...

Amorous Man

Nothing is known of his youth or early years. Older than the two war chiefs, Amorous Man was a member of the same band of the Comanche as the more famous, but younger and lesser ranking, Buffalo Hump Potsʉnakwahipʉ and Santa Anna. Although known ...

Appanoose

Appanoose was a 19th-century Meskwaki chief who lived in Iowa; he was son of Taimah and probably a grandson of Quashquame. Prior to European-American settlement in the 19th century, the tribe occupied territory in what became Michigan, Wisconsin, ...

Baw Beese

Baw Beese was a Potawatomi Indian chief who led a band that occupied the area of what is now Hillsdale, Michigan, United States. They had a base camp at the large lake that was later named for him by European-American settlers who took over the t ...

Big Neck

Moanahonga, known as Big Neck or Great Walker, was an Iowa Nation leader. In July 1829 Big Neck had ostensibly led a party of Ioway Native Americans to return to their former hunting grounds along the Grand River and Chariton River leading to the ...

Black Horse (Comanche)

Black Horse or Tu-ukumah, was a Comanche war chief. After Bull Bear died in 1874, Black Horse was promoted to second chief in the Quahadi band of Comanche. He surrendered to the United States Army at Fort Sill, Indian Territory, at the end of the ...

Chief Owasippe

Chief Owasippe is the main subject of a legend with origins in Western Michigan near the Manistee National Forest and the town of Whitehall, MI. The legend tells the story of a local Native American chief whose sons left on a journey to Lake Mich ...

Cold Foot (Miami)

Cold Foot was a Miami chief in the 18th century; his brother or brother-in-law was The Turtle, father of Cold Foots nephew, Pkoum-kwa and of Pkoum-kwas sister, Tacumwah, who became the wife of a French fur trader and the mother of Chief Peshewa. ...

Gray Lock

Gray Lock, was a Western Abenaki warrior chieftain of Woronoco/Pocumtuck ancestry who came to lead the Missisquoi Abenaki band, and whose direct descendants have led the Missisquoi Abenaki until the current day. Born around 1670 near what is now ...

Homoseh quahote

Homoseh quahote also called Seck-a-hoot, Sicihoot or Sickahoot in some English language sources; c. 1800 – c. 1872) was a hereditary leader of the Mohave.

Horses Ghost

Horses Ghost was a Sioux Chief in Montana at the Fort Peck Indian Reservation who advocated for Native American rights with members of President Tafts administration.

Joseph James and Joseph James Jr.

Joseph James is the name of two Kansa-Osage-French interpreters on the Kansas and Indian Territory frontier in the 19th century. Both were usually called "Joe Jim" or "Jojim".

Joaquin Jim

Joaquin Jim was a Western Mono, war leader of the Owens Valley Indian War. Joaquin Jim, implacable war leader of the Mono allies of the Owens Valley Paiute, never surrendered to American forces or made peace with them, but reported to have ceased ...

Don Luis

Don Luis de Velasco, also known as Paquiquino, was a Native American, possibly of the Kiskiack or Paspahegh tribe, from Tidewater, Virginia. In 1561 he was taken by a Spanish expedition. He traveled with them ultimately to Spain, Cuba and Mexico, ...

Manteo (Native American leader)

Manteo was a Native American Croatan, the chief of a local tribe that befriended the English explorers who landed at Roanoke Island in 1584. In 1585 the English returned to Roanoke, arriving too late in the year to plant crops and harvest food, a ...

Mecosta

Mecosta was a 19th-century Potawatomi chief. His name in the Potawatomi language was Mkozde, meaning "Having a Bears Foot" but the name was recorded in English to mean "Big Bear." Mecosta was born near what is today Big Rapids, Michigan. Mecosta ...

No Heart (chief)

No Heart was brother of Mahaska, or White Cloud, who served as principal chief of the Iowa until his death in 1834. Both Mahaska and No Heart were amenable to Western ways, in particular education, and attempted to live peaceably with their neigh ...

Oneco

Oneco was a sachem of the Mohegans in the Connecticut Colony and the son of Uncas. During King Philips War he distinguished himself as a battlefield commander and has been credited as one of the executioners of Canonchet. Later, he was the lead p ...

Patkanim

Chief Patkanim was chief of the Snoqualmoo and Snohomish tribe in what is now modern Washington State. During the 1850s, he lived at the largest village of his people located at Toultʷ, a fishing village at the confluence of the Tolt and Snoqualm ...