From this point, the Iroquois regard the Delaware as a subserviant people.The Munsee have already separated from the main Delaware group.With his followers he leaves Detroit to establish a new village at Lower Sandusky (present Fremont, Ohio).
Their influence greatly exceeds their numbers.1738 - The Wyandot chief Orontony, called Nicholas, has become estranged from the Ottawa and the French.
The four nations are at the height of their power in Ouendake (the French Huronia), with 16 towns between Lake Simcoe and Georgian Bay in central Ontario.
Capital of the confederacy is the town of Ossossane on Nottawasaga Bay.
Already at war with other Iroquoian tribes, the Wyandots begin to move west.1541 - May 8; Soto reaches the Mississippi River, having marched overland from the Floridas.
The brutal behavior of the Spanish has a devastating effect on the tribes of the southeast; perhaps coincidently, Mississippian culture enters a rapid decline.c.