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Many believe the Shawnee were named as such because the tribe was located in the southern part of what is now the United States, and 'Shawnee' is similar to a word meaning 'southern.' However, there is still some debate on the name's true genesis. This tab offers a number of resources where you can explore this fascinating debate and learn more about the Shawnee culture, belief system, and history.

How Did The Shawnee Get Their Name?

History of the Shawnee

Modern day Shawnee