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Book or Pamphlet

Combat between Indian Tribes

Date: 1852 

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

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

How the Natives Lost Their Land

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

Date: 1758 

Description: This detailed map of north eastern America shows the boundaries, cities, mountains, rivers, lakes, Native American land and towns, and roads from east of t...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Indians thresh the first wheat at the Sac and Fox Agency in Iowa.

Book or Pamphlet

Fox Indian Wars Map

Date:  

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

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:  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...

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).

Classroom Material

The Black Hawk War, 1832

Learn about the 1832 conflict between the Sauk and Fox Indians and American troops that ended with the surrender of Black Hawk

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: 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: 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...

Historical Essay

Catlin, George (1796-1872)

Artist and Author

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

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:  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...

Evidence of First Feasts

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

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.

Historical Essay

Marin, Paul, 1692-1753

French Official, Captain and Fur Trader

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