Hiawatha was born around 1550 A.D. He was born in the Mohawk tribe but fled to the Onondaga. Hiawatha is credited with the unifying of the five Indian. Nations that lived in the region of the Northeast of America. Follow. YourDictionary. Hiawatha (h-wth, -wth, h-) fl. 1550. Onondagan leader who, along with Deganawidah, is credited with the organization of the Iroquois confederacy. His name was given to the hero of Longfellow's poem. From the pharaohs to Frantz Fanon, Dictionary of African Biography provides a comprehensive overview of the lives of the men and women who shaped Africa s. Unsure of the meaning of a word? Double-click it to look it up in Merriam-Webster's Student Dictionary. This article was published in Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 16,. of. Hiawathaand also Miss Hooke s school crest (the Australian federation flag of).
He is believed to have been born circa 1525, but not much is known about him prior to becoming chief. Legends state that Hiawatha had several daughters, and.