Born c. 1767
Saukenuk, Virginia Colony
(present-day Rock Island, Illinois)
Died October 3, 1838
Native American resistance leader and warrior
Black Hawk. (The Granger C...
A Native American war chief, Black Hawk (1767-1838) led his people, the Sauk, in a noble fight to preserve their tribal lands in Illinois, Wisconsin, and Missouri.At the great Sauk village on the Rock...
Native American autobiographies of the nineteenth century have a peculiar difficulty: both the authenticity of Native American authorship and the applicability of the term "autobio...