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Red Bird (Zitkaduta)

Red Bird (Zitkaduta)
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Title: Red Bird (Zitkaduta)
Description: Redbird, a Winnebago Indian, following his surrender after an attack on Prairie du Chien in 1827. .

Image ID: 3911
1848 ca.
McKenney, Thomas and James Hall
Rare Books
Genre: Photograph
McKenney and Michigan Governor Lewis Cass negotiated the surrender, which prevented the outbreak of a larger war by promising not to place Red Bird and his party in irons
Subjects: Ho Chunk Indians

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