Black Snake, aka She-me-ne-to or Shemeneto, was the principal war chief of the Shawnee tribe of Native Americans during the American War for Independence. He was a member of the Kispoko sept or clan of the Shawnee and assumed the title of War Chief upon the death of Pucksinwah, the father of Tecumseh. He was a leader in the defeat of Colonel William Crawford's army during the Crawford expedition of 1782. He was a feared leader of Shawnee war parties for many years.
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