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The History of Butterfly, Part 120: News from the Seminole War

In 1837, our group of Sac and Fox Indians from Iowa went to Washington for a treaty conference.  At that time, the U. S. policy of Indian Removal was in full force.  The papers were full of news about various … Continue reading

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History of the Butterfly, Part 53: The Treaty Negotiations

In July of 1830 a council was held in order to negotiate a peace treaty between the United States and a number of the warring tribes.  As with a number of these councils, the representatives of the United States took … Continue reading

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