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Date:  date unknown

Description: A copy of a portrait of Chief Keokuk (1767–1848) was an orator of extreme eloquence and noted for his policy of cooperation with the U.S. government. Text...

Date: 1825-08-19 

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

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Cut-taa-tas-tia, a celebrated Chief of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, was drawn at the Treaty of Prairie du Chien (1...

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-pa-laa, or the Playing Fox, the Prince of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at Prairie du Chien (1825).

Date: 1825-08-19 

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

Date: 1835 ca.

Description: Waa-top-e-not, or the Eagle's Bed, a Chief of the Fox Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du Ch...

A Priest Follows Another Priest's 300-Year-Old Path to Death

Learn how Rev. A. A. A. Schmirler traced the path Fr. Rene Menard took in 1661 down northern Wisconsin's rivers to the likely spot of his death.

Date: 1950 ca.

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

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

Photograph

Indians Bind Wheat

Date:  

Description: Indians start the first McCormick self-binders at the Sac and Fox Agency in Iowa.

Historical Essay

Catlin, George (1796-1872)

Artist and Author

Biography of author and artist George Catlin, who painted Indians.

Date: 1825-09 

Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...

Photograph

Sauk-Foxes

Date: 1898 

Description: Sauk-Foxes at the Trans-Mississippi Exposition and Indian Congress.

Read about the desperate 1832 battle near Madison, WI, of the starving Sauk, Fox and Kickapoo Native Americans against the British and the Ho-Chunk.

Date: 1837 

Description: This map shows planned military posts/depots, barracks, rivers, lakes, roads, existing forts, and land assigned to various Indian tribes. Arkansas, Illino...

Date: 1964-07-26 

Description: The newly crowned beauty queens and attendants from St. Croix Falls and neighboring Taylors Falls stand with Willis Erickson (right), president of the Polk...

How Native Life was Transformed

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: View of a statue of Chief Keokuk of the Sauk Indians located in Rand Park, Iowa. The Keokuk chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution was instrum...

Historical Essay

Marin, Paul, 1692-1753

French Official, Captain and Fur Trader

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

Date:  

Description: Members of the Mesquaki nation are posed outside of a Sac and Fox bark house.

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