Pokagon, Simon, 1830-1899Alternative names
Pokagon (1830-1899) was a Potawatomi Indian, the son of Chief Leopold Pokagon. Educated at Oberlin College and Twinsburg Institute, he was a gifted orator and writer. He wrote a number of articles and books about Potawatomi legends, language, and culture, some of which were produced on birchbark. A collection of his books is in the Clarke Historical Library. (Information from the collection.).
From the description of Collection, 1928,1958. (Clarke Historical Library). WorldCat record id: 43624464
Pokagon was chief of the Potawatomi tribe in western Michigan.
From the description of Collection, 1841-1967. (Joint Archive of Holland, History Research Center). WorldCat record id: 30767474
Chief of Potawatomi Indians, 1840-1899.
From the description of Simon Pokagon papers, 1893-1901 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 664695940
- Potawatomi Indians
- Indians of North America--Biography
- Van Buren County (Mich.) (as recorded)
- Paw Paw (Mich.) (as recorded)
- Holland (Mich.) (as recorded)
- America (as recorded)