- Sauk Women and Children, c 1880
- Chief Keokuk (1810?-1848)
- Indian Tribes of Iowa
- Burial Mounds
- The Marching Bear Effigy Mounds
- Woodland Rocker-Stamped Pottery
- Only Sioux Remained in Iowa
- Black Hawk Treaty
- Black Hawk Speaks to His Followers
- Keokuk Pleads With Black Hawk
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Only Sioux Remained in Iowa
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By 1848 the Sauk, Mesquakies, Winnebagoes and Pottawattamie had all left Iowa for reservations. The only Indians left in the state were the Sioux in northwestern Iowa. Anxious pioneers, who built their homesteads far ahead of established communities, found themselves in danger from roving bands of Sioux who still considered northwestern Iowa part of their hunting ground.
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