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Chicago’s Last Unclaimed Indian Territory: A Possible Native American Claim Upon Billy Caldwell’s Land

By Scott Priz on Thursday, June 29th, 2017

This student comment, published in the John Marshall Law review’s 50-1 issue, is a comment that goes into the historical record examining land transfers by a Potawatomi Chief by the name of Billy Caldwell involving land that is currently part of Chicago. Billy Caldwell, or Chief Sauganash, was appointed a Chief of the Potawatomi Indians…

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