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The Kaskaskia were one of the several cognate tribes that made up the Illiniwek Confederation. Their first contact with Europeans reportedly occurred near present-day Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Illiniwek are reported to have asked the French to send a missionary to them in their home country. You may be looking for Chief Illiniwek, a mascot of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ... Jump to: navigation, search County Brown Mayor Jim Schmitt, (R) Congressional Rep. ...


In any event, Jesuit Father Jacques Marquette and French-Canadian explorer Louis Jolliet undertook the journey and became the first Europeans to meet the Illiniwek (and the Kaskaskia in particular) in their own land near present-day Des Moines, Iowa. The land controlled by the Confederation was approximately the same as present-day Illinois. The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. ... Father Jacques Marquette, S.J. (1636 - May 19, 1675) and Louis Jolliet were the first Europeans to see and map the Mississippi River. ... ... Jump to: navigation, search Louis Jolliet, also known Louis Joliet (September 21, 1645–May 1700), was a Canadian explorer born in Quebec who is important for his discoveries in North America. ... Des Moines skyline Des Moines (pronounced in English, in French) is the capital city of the U.S. state of Iowa. ... Jump to: navigation, search State nickname: Land of Lincoln, The Prairie State Other U.S. States Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) Senators Richard Durbin (D) Barack Obama (D) Official languages English Area 149,998 km² (25th)  - Land 143,968 km²  - Water 6,030 km² (4. ...


The fate of the Kaskaskia,and the rest of the Illiniwek/Illinois, was irrevocably tied up with that of France. When the Seven Years War (called the French and Indian War in North America) ended, the Kaskaskia and other Illiniwek tribes were greatly in decline. The original population estimate reported by early French explorers varied from 6 to 20,000+. But at the conclusion of the French and Indian War, the number was a fraction of the original. This article is about the 1756–1763 war. ... Jump to: navigation, search The French and Indian War is the American name for the decisive nine-year conflict (1754-1763) in North America between the Kingdom of Great Britain and France, which was one of the theatres of the Seven Years War. ... Jump to: navigation, search World map showing North America A satellite composite image of North America North America is a continent in the northern hemisphere, bordered on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on...


The causes of decline are many and varied (See the work of Emily Blasingham, Indiana University, published in Ethnohistory journal). The Illiniwek made war with their French allies against the most formidable native nations: to the east, the Iroquois; to the northwest, the Sioux and the Fox; to the south, the Chickasaw and Cherokee; to the west, the Osage Nation. Add to combat losses the inevitable losses to European diseases, and it is little wonder the Kaskaskia and other Illinois tribes have almost vanished. The Indiana University system, technically founded in 1820, is an eight-campus university system in the state of Indiana. ... Jump to: navigation, search your mom thinks im fucking sext // Prehistoric and Protohistoric period This union of nations was established prior to major European contact, replete with a constitution recorded with special beads called wampum that served the same purpose as money in other cultures. ... Alternative meaning: Lakota, Côte dIvoire is a département of Côte dIvoire. ... The Fox tribe of Native Americans are an Algonquian language-speaking group that are now merged with the allied Sac tribe as the Sac and Fox Nation. ... Young Chickasaw warrior The Chickasaws are a Native American people of the United States, originally from present-day Mississippi, now mostly living in Oklahoma. ... Jump to: navigation, search For other uses, see Cherokee (disambiguation). ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...


The remnant of the Kaskaskia live in Oklahoma under the banner of the Confederated Peoria Tribe of Oklahoma. It is believed that not a single full-blooded Illinois Indian lives today. Jump to: navigation, search Oklahoma is a South Central state of the United States (with strong Southern, Western, and Midwestern influences) and its U.S. postal abbreviation is OK; others abbreviate the states name Okla. ... The Peoria tribe was one of the Native American tribes that formed the Illiniwek tribal group in what is now the Midwest of the United States of America. ...


The term "Kaskaskia" lives on in Illinois. The Kaskaskia River, whose headwaters are near Champaign in central Illinois, and whose mouth is near Chester, Illinois, still carries the name of this native nation who once settled throughout its estuarial plain. Kaskaskia College is located in Centralia, Illinois, in Marion County. The city of DuQuoin, Illinois, carries the name of Jean Baptiste DuQuoin (sometimes DuQuoigne), a notable Kaskaskia chieftain of their later history. Kaskaskia, Illinois was the first capital of Illinois. Also the Kaskaskia Baptist Association located in Patoka, Illinois carries this name. The Kaskaskia River is a tributary of the Mississippi River, approximately 320 mi (515 km) long, in central and southern Illinois in the United States. ... Jump to: navigation, search A view of Champaign from above ( see wider view). ... Chester is a city located in Randolph County, Illinois. ... Centralia is a city located in Marion County, Illinois. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of Illinois. ... Du Quoin is a city located in Perry County, Illinois. ... Kaskaskia is a village located in Randolph County, Illinois. ... Jump to: navigation, search Founded in 1840, the Kaskaskia Baptist Association is a Southern Baptist ministry centered in Patoka, Illinois and is active in ministry to people in Southern and South Central Illinois, Mexico, and Hispanics living in Southern Illinois. ... Patoka is a village located in Marion County, Illinois. ...


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Kaskaskia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (397 words)
The Illiniwek made war with their French allies against the most formidable native nations: to the east, the Iroquois; to the northwest, the Sioux and the Fox; to the south, the Chickasaw and Cherokee; to the west, the Osage Nation.
The Kaskaskia River, whose headwaters are near Champaign in central Illinois, and whose mouth is near Chester, Illinois, still carries the name of this native nation who once settled throughout its estuarial plain.
Kaskaskia College is located in Centralia, Illinois, in Marion County.
Kaskaskia, Illinois - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (377 words)
Kaskaskia is a village located in Randolph County, Illinois.
The people of Kaskaskia, startled to find themselves in Missouri, demanded that the boundary conform to the old channel.
Kaskaskia is therefore the only part of Illinois west of the Mississippi.
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