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Illustration based on an orginal photograph
The Isenburg Collection @ AMC Toronto
Billy Bowlegs or Billy Bolek (Hulbutta Micco, a.k.a. "Alligator King" or "Alligator Chief") seated second on the right was one of the great leaders of the Seminole who lived on the native lands in Florida. He tried to preserve the land claims of his people but was misled by the United States government and moved to Indian Territory.