Pontiac was born at the Maumee River,in Ohio,in 1720.
Living With The Otawas
The first time that Pontiac became a chief was in 1755,he was 35.He was the leader of the Ottawas.They were a tribe consisting of 3 other tribes,the Ottawas,the Potawatomis,and the Ojibwas. They raided the British and other tribes,mainly for their resources.
Pontiac's rebellion first began in 1763.He lead the Ottawas in to attack the British at Detroit.
The Ottawas lived in Michigan.They mainly spoke Odawa. They ate the meat of the animals that they killed.They also ate fruits and vegetables.
Pontiac was clubbed to death by a Peora Indian while visiting Illinois in 1769.He only lived to the age of 49.
After Pontiac died,his tribe went on a rampage.They attacked the Peoras so that they would avenge him.They dominated compared to the Peoras,they nearly whiped out the whole tribe.