In the history of Indian/white relations, there have always been men among the native nations who advocated peace. One of these visionaries was a native named White Eyes. During the tumultuous years following the signing of the treaty of Fort Stanwix in 1768, white settlers from Virginia spilled over the treaty line and the Shawnee reacted with sporadic attacks. In retaliation, armies from Virginia marched toward Shawnee towns on the Ohio River in 1774. White Eyes stood firm and worked feverishly to maintain the peace. After the Battle of Point Pleasant, in present-day West Virginia, both sides reluctantly came to the negotiation table, ending what might have otherwise been a war of extermination for the Shawnee. Lord John Dunmore, Governor of Virginia, personally attended this council and credited White Eyes with bringing the two parties together.
Edition Size 950
Call us to order
PO Box 302
Panama, New York 14767
Copyright © 2022 Paramount Press, Inc.
All the art of Robert Griffing is protected under US Copyright Laws and must be contracted from Paramount Press, Inc to have a valid permission granted. For contracting consideration and use fee rates contact, Gerald Seymour at firstname.lastname@example.org.