Black Hawk

Black Hawk, or Makataimeshekiakiak (1767-1838), was a warrior and leader of the Sauk American Indian tribe. He is notably remembered for leading his tribe against European and American settlers in Illinois during the Black Hawk War.

  • Life of Black Hawk, or Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak

    By Black Hawk

    Read by Michael Lackey

    Dictated by Himself

    In his own words, the polarizing leader of the Sauk tribe recounts his life story.

    Starred review. "...Michael Lackey narrate(s)...in an engaging manner that is appropriately matter-of-fact, defiant, or poignant...an invaluable resource" - School Library Journal

    Released February 25, 2014
    English, Unabridged