Yaha Hajo, Seminole War Chief

Advancing on Yaha Hajo, General Joseph Shelton placed the pistol at his breast, and drew the trigger, but the weapon missed fire. The Indian brought his rifle to his shoulder and shot the General in the hip; at the same moment the brave savage received a fatal wound from another hand, fell on his knees, attempted to load his rifle in that position, and died, resisting to the last gasp. with the obstinacy which always marks the death of the Indian warrior.



Yoholo Micco, Creek Chief

Yoholo Micco, Creek Chief

Yoholo Micco was principal chief of the Eufala town, which lies between Tallassee and Oakfuskee, in the Creek nation, the Tallapoosa river running through it.



Young Mahaskah, Ioway Chief

Young Mahaskah, An Ioway Chief

This is the son of Mahaskah the elder and Rantchewaime. On the death of his father, young Mahaskah took charge of his family. Inheriting by birth the title and prerogatives of chief, it was supposed he would assume the authority of one; but this he refused to do, saying, he would not occupy the place of his father unless called to that station by a majority of his people.



Watchemonne, Ioway Chief

Watchemonne, The Orator, Third Ioway Chief

Watchemonne, or, The Orator, the third chief of the Ioway, was born at the old Ioway village, on Des Moines River, at this time occupied by Keokuk, and, in 1838, was about fifty-two years of age.



Weshcubb, Chippewa Chief

Weshcubb, the Sweet, is a chief of Red Lake, north of the sources of the Mississippi. He is the son of Le Sucre, a chief who is mentioned by General Pike, in his narrative of his voyage up the Mississippi, in 1806



Wakaun Haka, Winnebago Chief

Wakaun Haka is of mixed blood; his father was a Frenchman, and his mother a woman of the Winnebago nation.



Wakawn, Winnebago Chief

Wakawn, Winnebago Chief



Wakechai, A Sauk Chief

Wakechai, A Sauk Chief



Wanata, Grand Chief of the Sioux

Wanata, Grand Chief of the Sioux



Wapella, Musquakee Chief

Wapella, Musquakee Chief



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