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This illustration of Keokuk, a Sac and Fox chief, was drawn by the famed artist George Catlin. Keokuk is wearing traditional Sac and Fox clothing. It originally appeared in George Catlin's book North American Indians, published in 1844.

Creator: Catlin, George, 1796-1872
Date: 1844

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Because this is a hand-drawn depiction of Keokuk, by a contemporary artist, this image can be used to discuss how nineteenth-century individuals perceived Native Americans. Also, it could be compared to Keokuk's photograph, which was also chosen for this standard. This source could be useful when used alongside written sources about the Sac and Fox.

KS:7th:1.4:Indian Removal (2005)

Item Number: 210085
Call Number: E99 S23.I Keo *4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210085

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