A member of a Native American people forming part of the Illinois confederacy.
Kaskaskia Sentence Examples
With a company of volunteers Clark captured Kaskaskia, the chief post in the Illinois country, on the 4th of July 1778, and later secured the submission of Vincennes, which, however, was recaptured by General Henry Hamilton, the British commander at Detroit.
The fourth series, the Kaskaskia or Chester, is more restricted, and points to the coming emergence of a large part of the United States.
He emigrated to the United States in 1826, and in 1832 began to practice law in Kaskaskia, Illinois.
On their return journey they ascended the Illinois river as far as Lake Peoria; they then crossed the portage to Lake Michigan, and in 1675 Marquette founded a mission at the Indian town of Kaskaskia, near the present Utica, Ill.