Life of Black Hawk
In the early 19th century, Sauk and Fox Indians resisted the establishment of white settlements in western Illinois. The brief but violent conflict was known as the Black Hawk War, and the Indians' dynamic leader was named Black Hawk. This powerful autobiography by the vanquished chieftain offers unparalleled glimpses of Native American culture.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bicyclewriter - LibraryThing
Interesting historical perspective, and I did enjoy that aspect of it. But it's pretty dry reading. Also, this was clearly translated as it was written 100 years ago, since the writing style and ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Vicki_Weisfeld - LibraryThing
This short book—the full title of which is Autobiography of Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak, or Black Hawk, Embracing the Traditions of his Nation, Various Wars In Which He Has Been Engaged, and His ... Read full review