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Chippewa Medicine Man and His Family | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Chippewa Medicine Man and His Family

Chippewa Medicine Man and His Family | Photograph | Wisconsin Historical Society
Chippewa (Ojibwa) medicine man John King, with his wife, grandchild, and family standing near a birch wigwam on the Lake Court Oreilles reservation. John King resided in a nearby log cabin and the traditional dwellings were used for traditional ceremonial gatherings. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, the first curator of photography at the Wisconsin Historical Society.
DESCRIPTION
Chippewa (Ojibwa) medicine man John King, with his wife, grandchild, and family standing near a birch wigwam on the Lake Court Oreilles reservation. John King resided in a nearby log cabin and the traditional dwellings were used for traditional ceremonial gatherings. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared by Paul Vanderbilt, the first curator of photography at the Wisconsin Historical Society.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:23758
Creation Date:date unknown
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Couderay
County:Sawyer
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Vanderbilt, Paul : Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1942-1990 (bulk 1954-1990)
Genre:Photograph
Original Format Type:negative, original
Original Format Number:(W63)2944
Original Dimensions:7 x 5 inches
SUBJECTS
Trees
Ethnic architecture
Clothing
Housing
Indian beadwork
Indian reservations
Ojibwa Indians
Children and adults
Family
Fathers
Mothers
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group

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