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Indian Agent

Biography of Indian agent Joseph Montfort Street.

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Historical Essay

Wild Rice

A Brief History of one of Wisconsin's Earliest Crops

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Historical Essay

Marin, Paul, 1692-1753

French Official, Captain and Fur Trader

Biography of French Official, Captain and Fur Trader Paul Marin.

Historical Essay

Oshkosh, Chief (1795-1858)

Chief of the Menominee Indians

Biography of Menominee Indian chief Oshkosh.

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Civil War Battle Summary

Discover the role that Wisconsin troops, including Menominee warriors and our only unit of Black soldiers, played in a dramatic Civil War battle.

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Historical Essay

Lumbering in Wisconsin

Brief history of lumbering in Wisconsin.

Historical Essay

Winnebago War (1827)

Brief description of the Winnebago War.

Fur Trader and Murderer

Biography of pioneer fur trader John Baptiste Dubay.

Menominee war chief

Read a brief account of the Menominee leader, Tomah. This article includes several links to primary sources and pictures.

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)

Influential Early Wisconsin Settlers

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Menominee War Chief

Learn about the leadership of this Menominee War Chief and his negotiations with the U.S. Commissioner of Indian Affairs.

How the Natives Lost Their Land

Learn about the many treaties between the United States government and native tribes.

Learn about a case that created much racial tension between white settlers and the Menominee Indians. This article includes a link to a longer article.
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