Daily Archives: November 14, 2011

History of the Butterfly, part 111: Poweshiek the Comedian

Perry Armstrong (Armstrong, 1887) tells a story about Poweshiek, which would have happened shortly after the Black Hawk War. “Powesheik and Keokuk accompanied Black Hawk, Neopope, Winnesheik, Pashepaho and the other Sauk captives to Washington City in 1833.  Whenever and wherever … Continue reading

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