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Lives of Famous Indian Chiefs From Cofachiqui, the Indian Princess and Powhatan, down to and including Chief Joseph and Geronimo

Lives of Famous Indian Chiefs
From Cofachiqui, the Indian Princess and Powhatan, down
to and including Chief Joseph and Geronimo
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Title: Lives of Famous Indian Chiefs From Cofachiqui, the Indian Princess and Powhatan, down to and including Chief Joseph and Geronimo
Release Date: 2019-01-27
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LIVES of FAMOUS
INDIAN CHIEFS

FROM COFACHIQUI, THE INDIAN PRINCESS, AND
POWHATAN; DOWN TO AND INCLUDING
CHIEF JOSEPH AND GERONIMO.

Also an answer, from the
latest research, of the query,

WHENCE CAME THE INDIAN?

Together with a number
of thrillingly interesting

INDIAN STORIES AND ANECDOTES FROM HISTORY


COPIOUSLY AND SPLENDIDLY ILLUSTRATED, IN PART,
BY OUR SPECIAL ARTIST.


By

NORMAN B. WOOD

Historian, Lecturer, and Author of "The White Side of a Black Subject" (out
of print after twelve editions) and "A New Negro for a New Century,"
which has reached a circulation of nearly a hundred thousand copies.

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PUBLISHED BY

AMERICAN INDIAN HISTORICAL PUBLISHING COMPANY

Brady Block, Aurora, Ill.




Copyrighted in 1906 by American Indian Historical Publishing Co.,
Aurora, Illinois.


All rights of every kind reserved.

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PRINTING AND BINDING BY THE HENRY O. SHEPARD CO.
ENGRAVING BY THE INLAND-WALTON CO.
CHICAGO.




TO

THEODORE ROOSEVELT,

PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES,

Who has observed closely and recorded justly the character of the Red Man, and who, in the words of Chief Quanah Parker, "is the Indian's President as well as the white man's," this volume is respectfully dedicated by

THE AUTHOR.




CONTENTS




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Introduction, 11


CHAPTER I.

Cofachiqui, The Indian Princess, 21


CHAPTER II.

Powhatan, or Wah-Un-So-Na-Cook, 41


CHAPTER III.

Massasoit, The Friend of the Puritans, 65


CHAPTER IV.

King Philip, or Metacomet, The Last of the Wampanoaghs, 85


CHAPTER V.

Pontiac, The Red Napoleon, Head Chief of the Ottawas and Organizer of the First Great Indian Confederation,
121


CHAPTER VI.


Logan, or Tal-Ga-Yee-Ta, The Cayuga (Mingo) Chief, Orator and Friend of the White Man. Also a Brief Sketch of Cornstalk,
173


CHAPTER VII.


Captain Joseph Brant, or Thay-En-Da-Ne-Gea, Principal Sachem of the Mohawks and Head Chief of the Iroquois Confederation,
191


CHAPTER VIII.


Red Jacket, or Sa-Go-Ye-Wat-Ha, "The Keeper Awake." The Indian Demosthenes, Chief of the Senecas,
237


CHAPTER IX.


Little Turtle, or Michikiniqua, War Chief of the Miamis, and Conqueror of Harmar and St. Clair,
283


CHAPTER X.


Tecumseh, or "The Shooting Star," Famous War-chief of the Shawnees, Organizer of the Second Great Indian Confederation and General in the British Army in the War of 1812,

317


CHAPTER XI.


Black Hawk, or Ma-Ka-Tai-Me-She-Kia-Kiak, and His War, 363


CHAPTER XII.


Shabbona, or Built Like a Bear, The White Man's Friend, a Celebrated Pottawatomie Chief,
401


CHAPTER XIII.


Sitting Bull, or Tatanka Yotanka, The Great Sioux Chief and Medicine Man,
443


CHAPTER XIV.


Chief Joseph, of the Nez Perces, or Hin-Mah-Too-Yah-Lat-Kekt, Thunder Rolling in the Mountains, The Modern Xenophon,
497


CHAPTER XV.

Geronimo, or Go-Yat-Thlay, The Yawner, The Renowned Apache Chief and Medicine Man,
529


CHAPTER XVI.

Quanah Parker, Head Chief of the Comanches, With, an Account of the Captivity of His Mother, Cynthia Anne Parker, Known as "The White Comanche,"
563


CHAPTER XVII.

A Sheaf of Good Indian Stories From History, 589


CHAPTER XVIII.

Indian Anecdotes and Incidents, Humorous and Otherwise, 673


CHAPTER XIX.

Whence Came the Aborigines of America? 721



LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS.


page
1Frontispiece.
2Cofachiqui, The Indian Princess, 19
3American Horse, Sioux Chief, 29
4Powhatan, 39
5Captain Smith and Pocahontas, 49
6Pocahontas, or Lady Rebecca, 59
7Ope-Chan-Ca-Nough, 69
8Massasoit and Pilgrims, 79
9Nellie Jumping Eagle,
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