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Historical Essay

Wild Rice Harvesting

Read about the importance of wild rice as a food staple to the Ojibwe and Menominee Indians in northern Wisconsin.

Photograph

Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Drawing of Chief Oshkosh rendered from a daguerreotype by J.F. Harrison. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. Also a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded nec...

Painting

Chief Souligny

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painted portrait of Souligny, a chief of the Menominees. He is depicted wearing a James Madison Peace Medal.

Photograph

Brando & Groppi

Date: 1975 

Description: Actor Marlon Brando (center) and Father James Groppi of Milwaukee arrive at the Alexian Novitiate in Gresham. The building had been seized by members of th...

A Brief Introduction

A brief history of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. Visit the links to learn more about Menominee history, culture and community.

Manuscript

Mishakwut Still

Date: 1936 

Description: Actors in Indian costume as seen in the film "Mishaskwut", which depicts the life of the Menominee Indians. The film was sponsored by the Wauwatosa Board o...

Painting

Ma-ko-me-ta

Date: 1827 

Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.

Date:  date unknown

Description: "Peavy Falls Group" of men and boys posed on bank of river. There is a man in a canoe in the river, and a footbridge in the background.

Date: 1933 

Description: Native Americans hired to assist with the White Pine Blister Rust eradication effort on the Menominee Reservation were trucked to their work site.

Date: 1857 

Description: A map of the state of Wisconsin and the southeastern portion of the Territory of Minnesota, showing the Wisconsin reservations of the Oneida, Menominee, St...

Map or Atlas

Land of the Winnebago

Date: 1979 ca.

Description: A map of Southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois showing the areas inhabited by the Ho-Chuck, formerly known as the Winnebago. Some of the location names...

Date: 1910 

Description: This map of northeastern Wisconsin shows the township grid, counties, cities and villages, lakes, rivers, rail lines and the Menominee Indian Reservation....

Date: 1825-08-19 

Description: Second page of the Treaty between the United States and the Chippewa, Sauk, Fox, Menominee, Iowa, Sioux, Winnebago and a portion of the Ottawa, Chippewa, a...

Date: 1907 

Description: Jean Nicolet (1598-1642) was the first European to see Wisconsin and was a prominent French explorer who, for many years, lived among the Indians of Quebec...

Photograph

Menominee Indians

Date: 1953-03-18 

Description: Menominee Indians of the Zoar Settlement in Northern Wisconsin performing a dream dance. Standing figures: "Grandma" Dutchman and husband "Charlie."

Date:  

Description: Group portrait of Menominee Indian students and teachers in front of the Keshena Schoolhouse.

Date: 1880 

Description: A hand-colored, sectional map of Wisconsin showing the township grid, railroads, counties, towns, cities, villages, and the Menomonee, Oneida, Flambeau, an...

Date: 1933 

Description: Three men near a tree. During 1933 Menominee Indians protected over 4000 acres of white pines from the blister rust threat.

Painting

Chief Oshkosh

Date:  date unknown

Description: Chief Oshkosh, (1795-) August 29, 1858, Menomonee Indian chief.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Native American courting flute carved by Louis Webster, of Menominee, Stockbridge, Potawatomi and Oneida descent, 1994. (Museum object #1996.118.93)
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