Ideas Needed For Plaza Around Illinois' Black Hawk StatueWork is scheduled to begin in April and will take about 60 days.
Obama, 2 Native Americans Top 'Minority Trailblazers' ListObama was followed by two Native Americans. Black Hawk was a Sauk warrior who fought white America's expansion into Illinois. Chief Keokuk was a rival who gave up land to settlers to avoid bloodshed.
History Of Blackhawks' NamesakeAny Blackhawks fan knows the names Toews, Kane, Hossa, Sharp, Keith and Seabrook by heart, but how many really know the story of the team’s namesake?