• Creator
  • Illinois State Museum
  • Created Date
  • 2-14-02
  • Description
  • Key to map of historic tribes in Illinois 1673-1832. It should be noted that the maps shown here are greatly simplified. Includes the following text: "Marquette and Joliet's meeting with the Illiniwek in 1673 is the first recorded encounter between Indians and Europeans in what is now Illinois. This date is generally taken as the beginning of the Historic Period within the state. Between 1673 and 1832, the following tribes inhabited the state ... more
    Key to map of historic tribes in Illinois 1673-1832. It should be noted that the maps shown here are greatly simplified. Includes the following text: "Marquette and Joliet's meeting with the Illiniwek in 1673 is the first recorded encounter between Indians and Europeans in what is now Illinois. This date is generally taken as the beginning of the Historic Period within the state. Between 1673 and 1832, the following tribes inhabited the state at one time or another: Illiniwek, Miami, Wea, Pankashaw, Fox, Sauk, Kickapoo, Mascouten, Delaware, Shawnee, Ottawa, Potawatomi, and Winnebago. [...]. American Communities in History; Native American Stories. 16 History; 17 Geography. less