Indians of Illinois

By: Helen Cox Tregillis

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Book Details: 166 pages, 8.5x11, (1983, 2003), 2012, 8.5x11, paper, index, 166 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


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A look at the history, and notable individuals, of the Illinois Indians who left their mark upon the United States. Two chapters are devoted to the history and customs of Indians in the area of present-day Illinois, beginning in ancient times and continuing through the 1800s. Transcribed accounts from newspapers of the late 1800s and early 1900s provide a first-hand look at whites and their interactions with the Illinois Indians during recent history. The bulk of the book is made up of selected biographies of local early Native Americans, including such well-known Indians as Big Foot, Black Hawk, Pontiac, and Tecumseh, among many others. There is also a lengthy roster of Indians who appear in Illinois records (1642-1861) that typically gives a date, place, and event with which the individual is associated.

Title: Indians of Illinois

Author: Helen Cox Tregillis

Categories: Native American, Illinois,

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1983, 2003)

ISBN Number: 1556135025

ISBN Number 13: 9781556135026

Binding: Softcover

Book Details: 166 pages, 8.5x11, (1983, 2003), 2012, 8.5x11, paper, index, 166 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

Seller ID: T0502

Description: A look at the history, and notable individuals, of the Illinois Indians who left their mark upon the United States. Two chapters are devoted to the history and customs of Indians in the area of present-day Illinois, beginning in ancient times and continuing through the 1800s. Transcribed accounts from newspapers of the late 1800s and early 1900s provide a first-hand look at whites and their interactions with the Illinois Indians during recent history. The bulk of the book is made up of selected biographies of local early Native Americans, including such well-known Indians as Big Foot, Black Hawk, Pontiac, and Tecumseh, among many others. There is also a lengthy roster of Indians who appear in Illinois records (1642-1861) that typically gives a date, place, and event with which the individual is associated.
166 pages, 8.5x11, (1983, 2003), 2012, 8.5x11, paper, index, 166 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc