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Author: Jarad Weeks

Black Hawk

Black Hawk was the most noted Indian warrior in Illinois and Iowa during the early 1800’s (Boyce, Rufus). He¬†was born in the Sauk ¬†village (near present-day Rick Island, Illinois) in 1767. His was given the birth name Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak (Black Hawk…

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