- Sauk Women and Children, c 1880
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- Chief Keokuk (1810?-1848)
- Iowans Mourning Lincoln, 1865
- Mesquakie Dwelling
- Grant Wood
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- Humans Cross the Bering Land Bridge
- Indian Tribes of Iowa
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Indian Tribes of Iowa
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During two hundred years that followed the arrival of the first white man, Iowa’s woodlands and prairies were the home of many different Indian tribes. There were the Ottawa and Ioway, whose ancestors the Oneota, had lived here for centuries. There were the Sauk and Mesquakie forced out of the East by westward moving Americans. These two tribes lived and hunted together along the Mississippi River in both Illinois and Iowa. In the northwestern part of the state lived the Dakota Sioux, plains Indians whose name means “friend or ally.” The Sioux were a powerful people, divided into a number of smaller tribes such as the Santee, Sisseton and Wahpeton.
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