Ojibwe ceremonial pipe given to Gov. James Doty, 1844

Ojibwe pipe presented to Wisconsin territorial governor James Duane Doty, 1844


Tay-che-gwi-au-nee, a member of an Ojibwe band from the south shore of Lake Superior, presented this pipe to Wisconsin's territorial governor James Duane Doty on behalf of his father, Chief Buffalo. Doty received the gift on February 12, 1844 at a council held at Fort Winnebago, Wisconsin, near present day Portage.


Related Topics: Territory to Statehood
Treaty Councils, from Prairie du Chien to Madeline Island
Creator: anonymous
Pub Data: Original artifiact in the Wisconsin Historical Museum (Museum object #1955.399,A)
Citation: Ojibwe pipe presented to Wisconsin territorial governor James Duane Doty, 1844. Original artifiact in the Wisconsin Historical Museum (Museum object #1955.399,A). Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1029; Visited on: 10/31/2014
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