Kispoko (also spelled Kiscopocoke, Kispokotha, Spitotha) is the name of one of the five divisions (or septs) of the
Traditionally, the Shawnee had a
While historians have held that most of this sept relocated west of the Mississippi River in the 19th century, in the 20th and 21st centuries, two groups have organized and identified as Kispoko of the Shawnee; they are documented in Ohio and Indiana. Neither has any official recognition by respective state or federal governments.
The Shawnee village of Peckuwe, which was located at 39° 54.5′ N, 83° 54.68′ W, near
"Kispoko Town" was situated on the east bank of the
[Scioto] river, across from the Pickaway Plainsabout midway between present day Circlevilleand Chillicothe. This town was peopled by the Chalahgawatha sept of the Shawnee tribe, one of five divisions making up the Shawnee Nation. The principal Chiefs of this area were the legendary Chief Cornstalk(Hokolewqua) and his tall sister, Grenadier Squaw (Non-hel-e-ma), who stood at six and a half feet tall.