Life of Black Hawk, or Ma-ka-tai-me-she-kia-kiak: Dictated by Himself
Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
Date: February 2014
Duration: 6 hours 50 minutes
A controversial figure in his day, Black Hawk was the leader of the Sauk American Indian tribe in the early 1800s. The son of the tribe's medicine man, Black HawkÂs exploits as a warrior aided his rise to the status of tribal war leader. Here, Black Hawk chronicles his life as well as the story of his tribe, who were forced from their lands in Illinois during a series of skirmishes with American settlers in what came to be known as the Black Hawk War.
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