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Title Life of Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak or Black Hawk…  
Author Black Hawk, Sauk Chief  
Date 1834  
Document Type Rare Book  
Names Black Hawk; Davis, Jefferson; Scott, Winfield; Gaines, Edward P.  
Region Illinois; Wisconsin  
Places Missouri River, Mississippi River, Rock River  
Keywords Native Americans, war, Sioux, Sauk, Fox, Osage, Winnebago, leader, Great Spirit, treaty, fort, sale of land, British army, military, agriculture, corn, Pottowatomie, weapons, cultural contact, massacre, Black Hawk War, Ioway, trade, horses, agent, crane dance, customs  
Theme Native Americans; Military Encounters  
Publisher Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf  
Place of Publication Boston  
Additional Information Full title: "Life of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak or Black Hawk, embracing the tradition of his nation - Indian wars in which he has been engaged - cause of joining the British in their late war with America, and its history - description of the Rock-river village - manners and customs - encroachments by the whites, contrary to treaty - removal from his village in 1831. With an account of the cause and general history of the late war, his surrender and confinement at Jefferson barracks, and travels through the United States. Dictated by himself".  
Library The Newberry Library  
Copyright The Newberry Library  
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana  
Reference Graff 314  
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