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Captain Joseph Parks: Chief of the Shawnee Indians [and] The Shawnee Treaty of 1832
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TitleCaptain Joseph Parks: Chief of the Shawnee Indians [and] The Shawnee Treaty of 1832
AbstractPhoto and articles about Captain Joseph Parks (1794-1859) and the Shawnee Indian treaty of 1832. Description of Parks as a native of (probably) Michigan moving from Ohio with other Shawnee Indians to Kansas Territory in 1833 as interpreter and agent for his tribe in Washington, D. C. Later building his house in 1845 near the state line (torn down in 1905 for the Pembroke Country Day School's tennis courts) and negotiating the sale of the Shawnee reservation back to the federal government in 1854 including much of Johnson County. Buried with a monument at the Indian Cemetery in Shawnee, Kansas.
AuthorAdrienne Christopher
SourceWestport Historical Quarterly
Location977.8411 W53
Local SubjectParks, Joseph
Shawnee Indians
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID116516
CONTENTdm number17199
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