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

Black Hawk
Presents the transcribed autobiography of Black Hawk, a Sauk leader who struggled against white encroachment on his people's lands in western Illinois in the 1800s before his defeat at the Battle of Bad Axe in 1832, and includes a map of the Black Hawk War of the same year.

dictated by himself ; edited with an introduction and notes by J. Gerald Kennedy ; assisted by Anthony Hoefer.

Includes bibliographical references (pages xxix-xxx).
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