i have information on the family of Jerome Big Eagle in my files.Please send me a PM if you want any information on him and/or any of his descendants who are your ancestors.
Update: In the book:Little Crow: spokesman for the people, I found that Big Eagle was a cousin of White Spider(Unktomiska) and a brother of Medicine bottle. Ref. Northern Historicallysaturday Sept. 8,2007. big Eagle's Despcription of the Dakota Uprising. big Eagle refers to medicine Bottle as his brother. White Spider was a half-brother of Little crow(taoyateduta), as his mother Wikusauwin was the 3rd wife of Big Thunder. Minnesota quarterly: A quarterly magazine mentions that Big Eagle was a grandson of Chief Black Dog.
The tree that was posted earlier, was the taget of a hacker, and it had to be removed.I apologize for the inconvenience. the Tree covers only the immediate family of Jerome Big Eagle. and I do have documentation(references) for the information. I do not have the Heirship Report on Jerome big Eagle. so please do not ask me for a copy.
Last Edit: Aug 16, 2008 18:56:47 GMT -5 by hermin1
jerome: I am sorry I am not Indian and therefore can not get the papers for you. You will have to contact the Crow Creek Agency at fort thompson to get his heirship papers, or contact the NARA in kansascity ,MO: firstname.lastname@example.org ask her to find his heirship papers. it will cost you $15 for up to 20 pages of copies and 75 cents per additional page copied. or you can contact Edith Casaday at first nations Outreach 712-252-0747 and make arrangements with her for whtever document copes she may have in the Genealogy files there.