Their was several Natives of the Potawate-mys [that went] through Nauvoo. Called to see the Nauvoo House & Temple. Wanted to talk. Had no interpeter that could interpet much. They spoke about their great father great spirit &c. They manifested a desire to see the Temple & the city. Said they were hungry. I took them home & fed them. Gave them some trinklets &c.
[Source: Wilford Woodruff's Journal: 1833-1898 Typescript, Volumes 1-9, Edited by Scott G. Kenney, Signature Books 1993, http://amzn.to/newmormonstudies]