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Then followed another historical event

Description: "Then followed another historical event..." [c. 1868?] AMs, 1 p. (written on back of preprinted insurance form)
Reference to Ben-ache's participation in the massacre of Detroit in 1812, written after his death. George Winter drew his portrait of Kee-waw-nay in 1838. Ben-ache was the father-in-law of the warrior Pee-ash-awa. Custom of eating the heart of a dead warrior to acquire his bravery; Captain Wells, who lived with the Indians for many years, was dealt with in this way by Blackbird's band after his death (quoted from a printed source).
Origin: 1868
Created By: Winter, George, 1810-1876;
Publisher: Tippecanoe County Historical Association
Collection: George Winter
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Subjects: Benache, Potawatomi Indian
Indians of North America

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