Strange Prophecies Tecumseh World's Most Amazing Prophet
Tecumseh was a Native American leader, who tried to unite theNative Americans to withstand the Europeans that were taking their landand changing it.
Tecumseh ("Panther Across the Sky"), an Indianmessiah named after his birth sign--a great light which lit the skiesabove the Colonies in 1768--and his brother Tenskwatawa ("Open Door")formed what became known as Prophet's Town by the Wabash River in whatbecame Indiana in 1808.
Tecumseh is considered one of the founders of Tippecanoe County, Indiana.
Hemany several predictions that may have been the most amazing ever made.One was that he was stomp and this would shake the earth. One of theworld's most powerful earthquakes occurred at the time he predicted. Healso predictied the death of several American presidents.
Atthe top of the cliff, where Tecumseh and his brother spoke to hisfollowers, a strange sound was heard. Was this an animal sound, or thelingering spirit of a Native American?
More information aboutTecumseh, the history of Tippecanoe County, and John Purdue is given inthe new book, Uncle: My Journey With John Purdue.