The Great Indian Chief of the West: Or, Life and Adventures of Black Hawk by George Conclin

The Great Indian Chief of the West: Or, Life and Adventures of Black Hawk

byGeorge Conclin

Kobo ebook | June 30, 2013

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• a linked Table of Contents, Footnotes, and Index

CONTENTS (abridged list)
CHAPTER I.
Origin of the Sac and Fox Indians, Removal to Green Bay, Their subjugation of the Illini confederacy, Their attack upon St. Louis in 1779, Col. George Rogers Clark relieves the town, Governor Harrison's letter, Maj. Forsyth's account of the conquest of the Illini, Death of the Sac chief Pontiac, Sac and Fox village on Rock river, Description of the surrounding country, Civil polity of the Sacs and Foxes, Legend about their chiefs, Division of the tribes into families, Mode of burying their dead, Idea of a future state, Their account of the creation of the world, Marriages, Social relations, Music and musical instruments, Pike's visit to them in 1805, Population, Character for courage
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CHAPTER IX.
Black Hawk at the capture of Fort Erie--At the battle of the Thames--His account of the death of Tecumthe--His residence and mode of life after his last visit to the east--His Fourth of July speech at fort Madison--His death and burial
APPENDIX.
Sketches of the Sioux Colonization of the Indians Indian Dancing Ceremonies Sale of Whiskey to the Indians

Title:The Great Indian Chief of the West: Or, Life and Adventures of Black HawkFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:June 30, 2013Publisher:VolumesOfValueLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990006172560

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