Waubeshiek (wôˈbəshēk) [key], c.1794–c.1841, Native North American prophet, also known as White Cloud. He was a friend and adviser of Black Hawk and by prophesying victory was chiefly responsible for the continuance of the Black Hawk War. He was captured with Black Hawk, imprisoned, and taken to Washington, D.C. He spent his last days peacefully in Iowa.
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