Council of 13 Nations of U.S. signing treaty with Chiefs of Sauks; Foxes & Sioux
19th c American Realist Sculpture
(c. 1885 - 1920)
Vatican. Missionary Museum of Ethnology.
The Sauk and Fox indians from near St. Louis ceded land in Illinois, Wisconsin & Missouri to the USA in return for presents worth $2,234.50 and an annuity of $1000. However, tribal councils repudiated the treaty. In 1832 under the leadership of Black Hawk the Fox and Sauk bands in Illinois declared war. This image shows them in Washington 1837.
BEAUX ARTS | Council of 13 Nations of U.S. signing treaty with Chiefs of Sauks; Foxes & Sioux | 1800-1899 | American | Realist
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