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“Belle of the Tribe”: Murder of Ma-Sha-Che 1905

Murder Victim Ma-Sha-Che “Nelly Davenport” 16-year-old Meskwaki Tribe Member 1889-1905 Cause of Death: Bludgeoned Motive: Sexual Psychopathy Murder Scene and Date Montour, Iowa Tama County April 4, 1905 __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ By Nancy Bowers Written January 2011 In 1905, Ma-Sha-Che — whose … Continue reading

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