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A Warrior Prepared to Die is Disappointed

Discover the story of a Ho-Chunk warrior who surrenders and is grieved at receiving a fair trial.

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Green Bay, Wisconsin.

How One Family Helped Build the Modern Tourist Destination

Discover how Wisconsin Dells came to prominence as a Midwestern tourism institution.

Learn how white contact disrupted and transformed Indian life in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Last Known Female Ho-Chunk Chief

Read an account of the success and legacy of the last known Ho-Chunk female chief and her children.

Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle

Get an overview of Wisconsin World War II Stories: The Struggle as well as suggested small group activities to use with your students

The Printer and the Priest

Discover how Wisconsin got its first printing press, and the impact that a Catholic priest would have on Ho-Chunk literacy.

Supplemental materials for the 4th-grade textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Supplemental materials for Chapter 3 of our 4th-grade history textbook, 'Wisconsin: Our State Our Story'

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

Influential Early Wisconsin Settlers

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Cherokee twilled basket, probably traded to Wisconsin, mid 19th century. (Museum object #1955.1021)

Learn how contact with Europeans, the fur trade, and warfare among the tribes drove many Indans to the Wisconsin territory in the 17th century.

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Lancaster, Wisconsin.

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Waukesha, Wisconsin.

An Unreliable Text and Other Evidence

Wisconsin History books teach that Jean Nicolet was the first white person to reach the state, but he may have been the second.

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Eagle feather dance staff used at 1933 World's Fair by Ho-Chunk dancers from the Wisconsin Dells. (Museum object #2001.49.1)

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.

Discover historical details and explore our online collections related to Neenah, Wisconsin.
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