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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
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue