Proud Family portrait of a Sauk Indigenous American family, full-length taken by F.A. Rinehart, Omaha, NE.
Discover the rich heritage of the Sauk or Sac, a Native American group belonging to the Eastern Woodlands culture. Originating from the Green Bay, Wisconsin region, they were encountered by the French in 1667. Known as oθaakiiwaki in their own language and Ozaagii(-wag) in Ojibwe, the Sauk have left a lasting impact on the history and culture of the region. Today, they are represented by three federally recognized tribes, including the Meskwaki (Fox), found in Iowa, Oklahoma, and Kansas. Immerse yourself in the fascinating legacy of the Sauk through this exploration of their vibrant traditions and ancestral lands.