sashabaw treasured this beautiful land. therefore, he gave his
name to the small wandering stream and the lovely plains. this
area is located near north sashabaw elementary school.
area of Clarkston-Independence Township was home to Chief Sashabaw. He belonged
to one of the south-eastern Michigan tribes. The plains were a hunting
and fishing ground for the Indians. Because the soil on the plains was
fertile, they also used it for farming.