Did You Know? 1857.

The Meskwaki – 1857 (Sauk and Fox Confederation)

In 1857, a small number of determined Native Iowans from the Sauk & Fox tribes returned to Iowa to buy back about 6,000 acres, establishing, what is today known as, the Meskwaki Nation in Tama County in East Central Iowa. To our Native Iowan brothers and sisters, thank you for the kiowa (this is the place) heritage we share with you today! We are all richer because you have come back home!

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