Black Hawk's autobiography (electronic text from Project Gutenberg)

Autobiography of Black Hawk

During his last years, Sauk chief Black Hawk dictated the story of his life to Antoine Le Claire, U.S. interpreter for the Sacs and Foxes. The memoir was published was in 1833. This version also contains editor J.B. Patterson's 1882 history of the Black Hawk War.

Related Topics: Territory to Statehood
The Black Hawk War
Treaty Councils, from Prairie du Chien to Madeline Island
Creator: Black Hawk
Pub Data: First published in Rock Island, Illinois, 1833; electronic text produced by Project Gutenberg.
Citation: Black Hawk. "Autobiography of Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak, or Black Hawk..." (Rock Island, Illinois, 1833). Online facsimile at:; Visited on: 6/21/2018