Me-na-wa, a Creek Indian

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Me-na-wa, a Creek Indian. Coloured lithograph by JT Bowen after CB King, 1837. "… This chief commanded the party that killed Gen. McIntosh, and was one of the few that saved themselves from the defeat at the Horse-shoe, by swimming the river, after being badly wounded in the head." – cited on University of Cincinnati Libraries webpage. Created 1837. Ethnology. Costume – America (- 19th century). Indians of North America. Creek Indians. Contributors: Charles Bird King (1785–1862); Thomas Loraine McKenney (1785–1859); John T Bowen (approximately 1801–1856?). Work ID: tu5t3zs8.

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