Marguerite "Martha" Clear Sky (b.
Martha was born in 1780 at Turtle River (Grand Forks, North akota). !he was the dau"hter o# $lair %hdi&kson"ab and Delonais a akota &a'tured b( the $hi''ewa. Mar"uerite was the sister o# &hie# Red )ear. !he *arried $harles +ose'h )ottineau (b. Ma( 1, 177, in )erthierville, -uebe&). .n 17/7 $harles )ottineau &a*e into the Northwest Territor( $hi''ewa &ountr( with other Fren&h #ur traders. )etween 1800 and 1808, $harles was a vo(a"eur and hunter with %le1ander 2enr( in the 3e*bina area. Martha was 4ake5o#5the56oods 78ibwe. 2er .ndian na*e was Mah +e Gwo9 !in&e or !on Gabo :i $he Ta , whi&h *eant Mar"aret $learin" !k( or $lear !k( 6o*an. Mar"aret was the $hristian na*e "iven her, 'robabl( when she was ba'ti9ed 8ust be#ore she *arried $harles )ottineau, as was the &usto*. !he lived to an advan&ed a"e and died at her son 3ierre;s ho*e in 7sseo, the res'e&ted *atriar&h o# a ver( e1tended #a*il(. 2er *other was 78ibwe and her #ather was a &a'tured !iou1 warrior. Their dau"hter Mar"uerite Mende*o(a )ottineau *arried %le1andre M&Gillis dit Girou1 (+ero*e). <%T2= 18,>, !t. %nthon( Falls, 2enne'in $o., MN Fa*il( 1 = 3eter GR%NT !usan GR%NT Fa*il( ? = $harles +ose'h )7TT.N<%@ M%RR.%G<= 1810 A!evere )7TT.N<%@ A3ierre )7TT.N<%@ 6FT Bolu*e 0 )ook C08? $o**ent 1= The Grand Nako*is o# the Raindeer $lan, $o**ent ?= sister o# 3ewane8et(*) , 7*anika( (#), %hdi&konss(*), 4e)ro&he(*), %&e"ue*an&he(*), Misko*akwa(old Red )ear the #irst), ? 7&t ,0 treat( Red 4ake 78ibawa tribe o# the 3e*banaus % &o'( o# the a''li&ation o# 4aura )ottineau Gra( to the e'art*ent o# the .nterior, 7##i&e o# .ndian %##airs where she asks #or an allot*ent o# land on an( .ndian reservation or on &eded $hi''ewa lands et&. dated 1/0?. .n this do&u*ent where she has to 'rove her .ndian blood, she starts with her "rand*other Mar"arette %hdik !on"ab, was #irst *arried to a #ull5blood .ndian na*ed 3ewanaku*, (7kit&hita), b( who* she had three &hildren, to5wit= .sabella (Mi8i"isi), %(saobinais, and :ee5whi5tah5bin5a&e. 1. .asbella *arried +ose'h Montreuille, so*eti*es s'elled Montreuil, o# whi&h *arria"e the #ollowin" &hildren were born, to wit= +ose'h Montreuille, +r., :nown as !ava"e MontreuilleD .sabella Montreuille, ?nd= %le1is MontreuilleD +ean )a'tiste Montreuille, known as TotoD Mar"arette Montreuille who *arried +ohn )runelleD Marie Montreuille, who *arried Fran&ois 4eEuierD and %le1andre Montreuille. ?. %(akobinais, !e&ond &hild
o# this *arria"e, *arried a #ull5blood $hi''ewa b( who* he had several sons and dau"hters. 0. :ee5wih5tah5bin5a&e, third &hild o# this *arria"e, *arried and had &hildren, na*es o# whi&h are unknown. Mar"arette *arried $harles )ottineau #or her third husband, on the *arria"eF&hildren list it states Mar"uerite !7N G%)7 :. $2< T%, o# the %2 dik do daun (Raindeer) $lan o# the Red 4ake $hi''ewas ( !ister o# $hie# Red )ear)
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