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Chief Oshkosh

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Waist-up pen and ink drawing of Chief Oshkosh. He is wearing a top hat wrapped with a ribbon. He wears a suitcoat, bowtie, beaded neckpouch and a blanket w...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Group of twelve men and one woman posed with a load of logs waiting to be pulled by two horses harnessed to a sled. Several of the men hold cant hooks or p...


Chief Souligny

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Portrait of Menoninee Indian performer in full dress seated for waist-up portrait. Member of the Peavey Falls group of dancers and musicians from the Menom...

Date: 1975 

Description: Negotiations between Neil Hawpetoss, a leader of the Menominee Warrior Society that had seized the Alexian Novitiate at Gresham in January 1975, and a memb...

Date: 1954-04 

Description: A young Menominee Indian (Charles ?) pauses briefly for a photograph while straddling his bicycle. He is stopped on the road with the snow-covered Wolf Riv...


Description: Menominee men playing the moccasin or bullet game.

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: 1874 

Description: This hand-colored map shows the railroads "completed" "in progress" and "contemplated" rivers, counties, cities and villages, and named towns in the state,...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: Image is an outdoor portrait of a performer wearing a fringed vest, beaded necklace and headdress, and holding a small axe. Member of the Peavey Falls grou...


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...

Date: 1825-08-19 

Description: Fourth 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...



Date: 1845 

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

Menominee War Chief

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


Chief Oshkosh

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1842 

Description: A Menominee village as depicted by Francois, Comte de Castelnau, a French naturalist and diplomat who visited the Green Bay area about 1838. The detailed,...

Date: 1902 

Description: This map shows the railroads of southern Wisconsin with the routes of the Chicago, Milwaukee, and St. Paul Railway traced in red. The township grid, counti...

Date: 1958 ca.

Description: The image shows a performer standing and holding a pipe. Member of the Peavey Falls group of dancers and musicians from the Menominee Indian Reservation in...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: "Spirit of the Northwest" monument by Sidney Bedore, on the grounds of the Brown County Court House. Represented, left to right, a Menominee, Claude Allou...

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