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Kennekuk

(Circa 1790-circa 1855)

  • Kickapoo leader born in Illinois
  • Referred to as the "Kickapoo prophet" for encouraging peacefulness and abstinence from alcohol
  • Kickapoos were removed to Missouri in 1830s, then to present-day Kansas
  • Today Kickapoo lands are in Kansas and Oklahoma

Drawing of a prayer stick used by the followers of Kennekuk

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