Life of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak, or, Black Hawk
Black Hawk Sauk chief
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This edition was published in by Ye Galleon Press in Fairfield, Wash.

Written in English

155 pages

The autobiography was dictated by Black Hawk in 1833, using the official U.S. interpreter for the Sacs and Foxes. This took place shortly after the Black Hawk War, when Black Hawk was in the custody of the Government.

The full descriptive title was:
“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.”

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Life of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak, or, Black Hawk

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The autobiography was dictated by Black Hawk in 1833, using the official U.S. interpreter for the Sacs and Foxes. This took place shortly after the Black Hawk War, when Black Hawk was in the custody of the Government.

The full descriptive title was:
“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.”

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Life of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak, or, Black Hawk

This edition was published in by Ye Galleon Press in Fairfield, Wash.


Edition Notes

Reprint of the ed. published by Russell, Odiorne & Metcalf, Boston.
"No. P-120 in Wright Howes' U.S.-iana."
"Four hundred copies ... printed ... copy no. 28."

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
970.3, B
Library of Congress
E83.83.B6 A34 1974

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5053114M
ISBN 10
0877701393
LC Control Number
74014929
OCLC/WorldCat
1009460
Library Thing
224343
Goodreads
4393134

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