Monday, November 01, 2004

Black Hawk

Indian name �Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak� leader of a faction of Sauk and Fox Indians. Supported by part of the two tribes, Black Hawk contested the disposition of 50 million acres (20 million hectares) of territory that had supposedly been granted to the United States by tribal spokesmen in 1804. His decision to defy government orders to vacate

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