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Photograph

Charlie Duchmann

Date: 1922 

Description: Charlie Duchmann, a Menominee, photographed in 1922. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, the Wisconsin Hi...

Photograph

Menominee Child

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: A Menominee child, probably photographed on the reservation near Kenasha and Neopit, Wisconsin. He is standing outside in front of a log cabin, and an axe...

Photograph

Menominee Children

Date: 1909 ca.

Description: A group of five Menominee children, thought to be photographed on the Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Am...

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...

Date: 1926-05-25 

Description: Menominee Indians eating lunch together on Chief Oshkosh Day, May 25, 1926, "the occasion of the removal of the chief's remains from an unmarked grave besi...

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.

Date: 1942 

Description: A Menominee ceremonial dance. Although Roman Catholic missions had banned many Native American ceremonies and dances, rules were gradually relaxed as danc...

Date: 1993 

Description: A series of three maps showing the lands of the Menominee, the first of these three maps shows the present-day Menominee Indian Reservation. Highways and r...

Date: 1910 

Description: A group of prominent Menominee: (from left to right) Wisanokwut, Wiuskasit, Thomas Hog, Kesoafomesao, Louise Amore (or Amour), and Judge Perrote. This pho...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Menominee Indian Band playing at the Wisconsin Centennial Year Kick-off Ceremony in the Wisconsin State Capitol. They played a one hour concert in the morn...

Supplemental teaching materials for 'Native People of Wisconsin'

Interactive whiteboard resources designed for use with Patty Loew's "Native People of Wisconsin" for the 4th grade classroom.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Indian basket maker with her child.

Date: 1943 

Description: Ribes eradication crew of Indian women on the Menominee Reservation pose together in a line.

Date:  

Description: Candid portrait of three men in white t-shirts. Angus Lookaround, in a white hat, is seated, holding a horn or. The men appear to be aboard a ship.

Painting

Ke-wah-ten

Date: 1845 

Description: Ke-wah-ten or "The North Wind," sister to Iwa-toke, "The Serpent."

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: 1959 

Description: Wisconsin State Senator Alfred A. Laun (R.) of Kiel, participating in what appears to be a square dance with Menominee Indians and others. This image is p...

Photograph

Indian Protest

Date: 1971-04-26 

Description: Led by James White, president of DRUMS, members of the organization and sympathizers staged a protest Monday at the First Wisconsin National Bank, 743 N. W...

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)

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Peavey Falls group of dancers and musicians from the Menominee Indian Reservation in Wisconsin.

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