Sauk people

North American ethnic group

The Sac or Sauk are a group of Native Americans of the Eastern Woodlands culture group. They lived mostly in the region of what is now Green Bay, Wisconsin. This was when they were first met by the French in 1667.

Massika, a Sauk Indian, left, and Wakusasse, right, of the Meskwaki. By Karl Bodmer, aquatint made at St. Louis, Missouri in March or April 1833 when Massika pleaded for the release of war chief, Blackhawk, following the Black Hawk War.

They have three federally recognized tribes, together with the Meskwaki (Fox), in Iowa, Oklahoma and Kansas.

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