Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-10-01 - Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
One of the most respected personages in Native American history, BLACK HAWK (1767-1838), Sauk war chief of the Native American tribe in Illinois, was already a renowned name in the early 1800s, having fought for the British during the War of 1812. By 1832, when Black Hawk led warriors against
*Includes pictures of historic art depicting Black Hawk and important people, places, and events. *Includes Black Hawk's own quotes about his life and battles. *Includes a bibliography for further reading. "I was once a great warrior; I am now poor...I am now old. I have looked upon the Mississippi since
Authors: Black Hawk (Sauk chief), Milo Milton Quaife
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-08-26 - Publisher: Courier Corporation
The Sauk chief recounts his participation in the War of 1812, his unsuccessful attempt to stop white settlers from taking over Indian lands, the 1832 uprising, and his imprisonment by the federal government