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In the News (Tue 16 Jul 19)

  
  De-Ka-Nah-Wi-Da and Hiawatha
Hiawatha, Chief of the Mohawks, asked the Oneida, Seneca, and Cayuga chiefs to bow their heads with him before the reformed wizard, who was the Onondaga Chief Atotarho (A-ta-tar'- ho).
"Hiawatha shall be the Chief Spokesman for the Council.
Hiawatha shall continue the debate until a unanimous decision is reached.
www.indians.org /welker/hiawatha.htm   (2098 words)

  
 Little Hiawatha - Don Markstein's Toonopedia
He was the eponymous star of a Silly Symphony released May 15, 1937; and while the Silly Symphonies did have the occasional break-out hit (the biggest being Donald Duck), most of their characters came and went and were never seen again.
Hiawatha, no known relation to the hero of H.W. Longfellow's famous poem (and even less to the Hiawatha who once hunted Bugs Bunny), ventured forth with his little bow and arrow, intent on emulating the mighty hunters of his village.
After pantomimes and stilted rhythms, this was the first time Hiawatha spoke normally, and the result was a lot of insultingly stereotyped dialog.
www.toonopedia.com /hiawatha.htm   (665 words)

  
  Hiawatha, KS   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Located at the intersection of highways 36 and 73 in northeast Kansas, Hiawatha is the county seat of Brown [BR] county.
Hiawatha is famous for the hundreds of maple trees that line its streets and for the unique Davis Memorial with its life-size statues of John and Sarah Davis.
Hiawatha was incorporated in 1857 and became the Brown county seat in 1858.
skyways.lib.ks.us /towns/Hiawatha/index.html   (196 words)

  
  Hiawatha Summary
Hiawatha went on to explain that the string in which fl shells alternate with white indic ates that peace should exist between tribes, while the string with white on the end and fl in the middle means that wars must end and peace should be declared.
Hiawatha assured Tadadaho he would be allowed to be the head chief of the Iroquois Confederacy if he promised to govern in accord with their philosophy of peace, at which Tadadaho relented and joined the confederacy.
Hiawatha was a skilled and charismatic orator, and was instrumental in persuading the Iroquois peoples, the Senecas, Onondagas, Oneidas, Cayugas, and Mohawks, a group of Native North Americans who shared a common language, to accept The Great Peacemaker's vision and band together to become the Five Nations of the Iroquois confederacy.
www.bookrags.com /Hiawatha   (2063 words)

  
 Ironwood Area Chamber of Commerce
Hiawatha was transported on a 70-foot trailer truck on a special route that would reduce the number of sharp curves and low bridges and any other obstacles in transit.
Delivery of Hiawatha was set to leave Minneapolis at 2:20 AM Thursday, June 25th and arrived in Ironwood late Thursday evening, a haul of nearly 12 to 14 hours.
The Hiawatha statue rested on a base that was eight feet deep and contained 55 yards of concrete and had 5,000 pounds of steel reinforcement mixed in with 15 yards of crushed rock.
www.ironwoodmi.org /hiawatha.htm   (912 words)

  
 Hiawatha, World's Tallest and Largest Indian, Ironwood, Michigan
Hiawatha was built in Minneapolis in 1964, transported to Ironwood and erected in the "caves area," on the site of the Old Norrie Iron Mine.
Hiawatha rises into the "giant" category at 52 feet (though his base may account for 2 of those feet).
Hiawatha's lantern jaw is uplifted in stately indifference to his antlike admirers below, and his skin is diaper-rash red, which we suspect is an artistic exaggeration.
www.roadsideamerica.com /sights/sightstory.php?tip_AttrId==11874   (365 words)

  
 Future Positive : Front Page
Hiawatha had long beheld with grief the evils which afflicted not only his own nation, but all the other tribes about them, through the continual wars in which they were engaged, and the misgovernment and miseries at home which these wars produced.
Indeed, the flight of Hiawatha from Onondaga to the country of the Mohawks is to the Five Nations what the flight of Mohammed from Mecca to Medina is to the votaries of Islam.
Acting probably upon the advice of Hiawatha, who knew better than any other the character of the community and the chief with whom they had to deal, they made proposals highly flattering to the self-esteem which was the most notable trait of both ruler and people.
futurepositive.synearth.net /2005/01/31   (6148 words)

  
 Utah Fuels The West, Old Hiawatha Mine
Hiawatha was chosen as a name for the mine by Fred Sweet, and was named after a famous coal mine in Pennsylvania, which itself was named for Hiawatha, a famous chief of the Five Nations.
Hiawatha coal has been pronounced by some of the best authorities of the United States as superior to any coal now upon the local market, and equal to Connellsville, Pa., coal in every respect and excelling Connellsville coal for coking purposes, as the Hiawatha coal contains but one-half the sulphur and no phosphorus.
Also at East Hiawatha was the company's electric power plant which generated power for the mine's hoisting, pumping, hauling and lighting, and for the coal grading screens at the tipple.
utahrails.net /utahcoal/utahcoal-old-hiawatha.php   (4733 words)

  
 The Song of Hiawatha, an "Indian Kalevala"
In the Indian legend, Wenonah, daughter of Nokomis—who is the daughter of the moon—bears a son, Hiawatha, to the West Wind, Mudjekeewis.
Another passage in Hiawatha may have found its inspiration in Kalevala, namely the story of Hiawatha's gift of corn to the nation, as told in Canto V. The hero fasts for seven days and prays to Master of Life for prosperity of his people, and maize is given in answer.
Hiawatha, with his canoe, is swallowed by the great sturgeon; Väinämöinen finds himself in the belly of the giant.
www.kaiku.com /kalevalainhiawatha.html   (3698 words)

  
 Hiawatha: The courage of one man
Hiawatha was not just a political leader; he was a family man with three daughters.
While the warriors and Hiawatha were giving their attention to a lacrosse game used to boost morale, Hiawatha’s youngest daughter wondered off to the river alone.
As Hiawatha’s daughter ran back the lodge in fear she was knocked down by the crowd and trampled to death.
legends.suite101.com /article.cfm/hiawatha   (598 words)

  
 Celebrating 150 years — Hiawatha, Kansas
Those who have visited Hiawatha before will be pleasantly surprised to find that we are renovating Main Street and replacing the historic light poles.
If you once called Hiawatha home, then perhaps it is time to let Hiawatha call you home.
Hiawatha is not just a great place to be from; Hiawatha is a great place to be.
www.cityofhiawatha.org   (382 words)

  
 Route of the Hiawatha - Welcome to the Official Website
The Hiawatha Trail is open daily from May 26 thru October 7 from 8:30 a.m.
The Route of the Hiawatha is best known for the long, dark St. Paul Pass, or "Taft" Tunnel, which burrows for 1.66 miles under the Idaho/Montana state line.
With an incredible history beginning in 1906 of construction, hardships and calamities, unprecedented electrification, and of carrying passengers and freight from the Northwest to the Midwest, generations of railroaders kept the Milwaukee Road running until it finally went bankrupt in 1977.
www.ridethehiawatha.com /hiaw/index.html   (281 words)

  
 Hiawatha's Hideaway - Attractions in Michigan's Upper Peninsula
Hiawatha National Forest has unique plants and animals, that include threatened and endangered species.
Hiawatha National Forest is surrounded by three of the Great Lakes.
The trails within the Hiawatha National forest are popular to a variety of different users.
www.hiawathashideaway.com /attractions.html   (1722 words)

  
 Hiawatha   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Because it was considered one of the most scenic stretches of railroad in America, it became the route of the Hiawatha scenic train from which passengers could enjoy the exciting vistas through panoramic windows.
The Hiawatha railbed starts at East Portal, ID where you begin by traversing the long, straight St. Paul Pass-Taft Tunnel (1.7 miles in length) to emerge at the Roland Trailhead (TH).
Because of the possibility of accidents in the Hiawatha tunnels, you must first check in at the Lodge to buy a one-day trail permit ($8) and at the bike rental shop to rent a bicycle headlight (plus helmet and bike if you need one) which must be returned here the same day.
www.tourvelo.org /norwest.html   (5580 words)

  
 Minneapolis Park & Recreation Board - Hiawatha
Hiawatha Golf Course was created on the west shore of the lake using dredged fill material.
In 1999 Hiawatha was fortunate to host a Tiger Woods Foundation junior clinic and workshop, featuring a demonstration by Tiger Woods himself.
Hiawatha is very involved in junior golf through the First Tee Program and our own Junior Golf League and Junior Golf Camps.
www.minneapolisparks.org /default.asp?PageID=95&parkid=167   (346 words)

  
 Metropolitan Council - Hiawatha Light Rail Transit
The Hiawatha line provided 9.4 million rides in 2006, an average of 28,146 per weekday and an increase of 20 percent over 2005.
The Hiawatha line has proven to be a powerful catalyst for development in a corridor that once had large tracts of vacant and underutilized land.
The plan includes construction of the region's second light rail transit line in the Central Corridor between downtown St. Paul and downtown Minneapolis, connecting there with the Hiawatha LRT line and the planned Northstar commuter rail line.
www.metrocouncil.org /transportation/lrt/lrt.htm   (237 words)

  
 Seattle Parks and Recreation: Hiawatha Playfield
The Olmsted plan was drastically altered in 1932 when the demand for a longer running track caused its relocation from the east side of the center to the west and a continual redesign of the eastern half of the playfield.
Originally identified as the “West Seattle Playfield” in the newly annexed West Seattle (1907), it was named in time for the dedication, upon proposal of Park Commissioner Fredinand Schmitz, to honor the hero of a poem by Longfellow: Hiawatha.
Hiawatha lived nd roamed through the forests of Northern Michigan.
www.cityofseattle.net /parks/parkspaces/hiawathaplayfield.htm   (247 words)

  
 Camp Hiawatha Hiawathaland Council Boy Scouts of America
Camp Hiawatha was opened in 1967 on property formally known as Wolfe's Lodge.
Today Camp Hiawatha is 800 acres and encircles Bunting Lake, a 60 acre lake in the middle of Hiawathaland National Forest in the heart of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
Camp is staffed by trained and certified directors and a full adult and youth staff that strive to make the Camp Hiawatha Experience safe, educational, fun and memorable.
www.upscouting.org /camphiawatha.htm   (332 words)

  
 Hiawatha, Iowa IA, city profile (Linn County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Hiawatha is a city in Linn County, in the Cedar Rapids metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hiawatha was $22,664, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Hiawatha, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $443.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=7384   (491 words)

  
 Hiawatha, Kansas KS, city profile (Brown County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Hiawatha is between the Kickapoo, Iowa and Sac and Fox Indian reservations
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hiawatha was $16,981, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Hiawatha, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $264.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=4713   (553 words)

  
 Hiawatha Synopsis - Moviefone
The nucleus of the story is Hiawatha's love for Minnehaha (Yvette Dugay), the daughter of his tribe's mortal enemy, Chief Igaoo (Morris Ankrum).
As war clouds gather, Hiawatha struggles manfully to prevent bloodshed between the Ojibway and Dacotah tribes.
The ending of Hiawatha is slightly at odds with the Longfellow original, but works within the context of the film.
movies.aol.com /movie/hiawatha/1061808/synopsis   (184 words)

  
 Hiawatha
We are already in the process of finalizing our 2008 Calendar.
If you wish to charter the Hiawatha for your group next year, now is not too early to call.
The Hiawatha docks, ticket office, refreshments and souvenir house are located in the Susquehanna State Park at Williamsport, Pennsylvania just 15miles north of the intersection of U.S. Route 15 and Interstate 80.
www.ridehiawatha.com   (120 words)

  
 Hiawatha Cyclery, Outfitting the Bicycle Revolution since 2006
Hiawatha Cyclery, Outfitting the Bicycle Revolution since 2006
Hiawatha Cyclery is a small shop in South Minneapolis, specializing in products for the cyclist who uses his/her bike for serious transportation, as well as for recreation.
We pride ourselves on our selection of distinctive, high quality bicycles and accessories for the cyclist who doesn't accept the widely held notion that the latest technology is necessarily the best choice.
www.hiawathacyclery.com   (180 words)

  
 Route of the Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail in Northern Idaho
Lookout Pass Ski Area and the Route of the Hiawatha bike trail are operated by Lookout Associates, LLC, pursuant to special use permits with the Idaho Panhandle National Forest.
Please note that my webwork is not associated with the current Route of the Hiawatha concessionaire, but is based on public information, my experience renting bicycles for this Forest Service concession during the summer of 2001, and my work counseling recreational tourists at the Wallace Mining Museum and Information Center during the past seven summers.
, is the concessionaire for the Route of the Hiawatha.
www.wallace-id.com /skilookout/taft.html   (965 words)

  
 Hiawatha Log Homes : Spring 2006 newsletter
In this issue, we'll touch upon what's new at Hiawatha, and where we're headed in the future.
Our award-winning Planbook and DVD are available to help you choose the best Hiawatha plan to fit your lifestyle.
Another Hiawatha project to be featured soon is the Reinhold home located in Ida, Michigan.
www.hiawatha.com /newsletter/newsletter_sp06.html   (479 words)

  
 Amazon.com: The Song of Hiawatha (Everyman's Library (Paper)): Books: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,Daniel Aaron   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Excerpts from the poem describe Hiawatha's maternal line and cosmic paternity, his early life with old Nokomis, his prowess as a hunter, the confrontation with his father (the West-Wind), and his marriage to Minnehaha.
The Song of Hiawatha (1855) is Longfellow's most popular and most recognized poem, the epic life and death of a magic American Indian, sent by the Great Spirit to guide the nations in the ways of peace.
Hiawatha's marriage to Minnehaha commences a golden age, until mischievous spirits entice Hiawatha into further adventures.
www.amazon.com /Song-Hiawatha-Everymans-Library-Paper/dp/0460872680   (1318 words)

  
 Hiawatha Homes - Annual Report
Hiawatha today provides residential, in-home, and community-based choices for people with disabilities pursuing a meaningful life.
A safe, dignified environment and care for the people of our Hiawatha family with developmental disabilities has continued to be our defining core value.
It is truly hard to believe that in 1973 the founding families of Hiawatha Homes, Inc. sat down at a kitchen table to brainstorm how to address the growing needs of providing local care to those in our community with developmental disabilities.
www.hiawathahomes.com /Annualreport.htm   (601 words)

  
 The 1939 Hiawatha
The standard consist of the 1939 Hiawatha was the Steam Locomotive and Tender, an Express-Tap, four Coaches, a Diner, two Parlor Cars, and the Parlor-Observation car (also called a Beaver Tail).
Just some of the Art Deco features Otto Kuhler installed on the 1939 Hiawatha were the 7 Horizontal ribs on the outside of the cars, the various porthole and oblong windows, and lots of interior design details.
The Milwaukee Road's Hiawatha Baltics were coal burners (whereas the earlier Hiawatha 4-4-2 Atlantics burned oil), and with their 84 inch drive wheels, were capable of maintaining 100 mph for long lengths of time.
www.minnesotajones.com /hiawatha_page.htm   (1306 words)

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