Honoring Simon Kahquados

In honor of Chief Simon’s birthday, his story is shared annually on May 18 in remembrance of his legacy to the Forest County Potawatomi Community. Chief Simon Onanguisse Kahquados was born May 18, 1851, at the Potawatomi Village Ma-Kah-Da- Wah-Gah-Cok (Black Earth) located in Kewaunee County. His family is one of the oldest known Potawatomi inhabitants of Wisconsin.

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