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Ho-Chunk women form a homemaking club, 1933

First Indian Woman's Club is Organized


In 1933, representatives of the Tomah Government Indian School helped to organize a homemaking club for Ho-Chunk women. Called the Women's Homemakers Club, the club sought to teach Indian women how to care for their homes and children like white women. This article lauds the significant step this organization signals for Indian women.

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Related Topics: The Progressive Era
Americanization and the Bennett Law
Creator: Roberts, Mary B.
Pub Data: Capital Times. 7 May 1933.
Citation: Roberts, Mary B. "First Indian Woman's Club is Organized." Capital Times. (7 May 1933). Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1072; Visited on: 4/18/2014
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