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Description: Hand tinted plate depicting Sauk and Fox Indians on a beach near St. Louis drawn by Karl Bodmer, engraved by Vogel, printed by Bougeard, published by J. Ho...

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...

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.

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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).

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Photograph

Sauk-Foxes

Date: 1898 

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

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

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

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...

Evidence of First Feasts

Take a look at some first hand accounts of the ways Native Americans of Wisconsin celebrated their own Thanksgiving ceremonies.

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...

Print

Wa-Pel-La

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Description: Wa-Pel-La, a Musquakee Chief.

Book or Pamphlet

Fox Indian Wars Map

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Description: Hand-drawn map of the location of the Fox Indian Wars.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Illustration of the Ojibwa, the Sacs, and Foxes battling from canoes on the water.

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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: 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: 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...

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