Tag: tecumseh—resistance


Few better dramatize the concept of resistance than the great Chief Tecumseh. (1768-1812) Tecumseh refused accommodation or assimilation with encroaching whites. He thought he would be better off dead than accepting these things. In this he spoke for himself, for his Shawnee tribe and for other unified Native American tribes he led into battle against Americans before his death in the War of 1812. Tecumseh is distinct from the first three figures in this series which has run on Where’s the Outrage? this week. Frances Perkins and Barry Goldwater saw politics as the path to change. They were looking for the

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.


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