Daily Archives: November 13, 2011

What is known about Poweshiek?

Poweshiek was a leader of the Meskwaki from his appointment as chief in about 1830 until his death in 1854.  At some point, probably in the 1850’s, he relenquished his position as chief to another individual, Ma-Me-Nwa-Ne-Ke.  Poweshiek died in … Continue reading

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