in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Native American History; World History. 1453 words.
Snake (fl. 1774–1812), Shawnee warrior and diplomat, was also known as Blacksnake and Captain Snake. His Indian name has been rendered as Pataso, Petazo, Peteasua, Patasua, and Ptasua. The...