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Benjamin Hawkins and the Creek Indians

Benjamin Hawkins and the Creek Indians, ca. 1805, artist unknown.
Oil on canvas, 357⁄8 x 497⁄8 inches

Government agent Benjamin Hawkins (1754-1816) lived and worked among the Creek and Cherokee Indians to promote the so-called "plan of civilization."
Courtesy of Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville S.C.