- Born in Indiana
- Potawatomi name Nan-Wesh-Mah
- Adopted by his mother's cousin and took his name
- Interpreter and mediator for the Potawatomi
- Traded horses and farmed in southwest Topeka
- Burnett's Mound, highest point in Topeka, named for him
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