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Eskimo Duck Dance

Date: 1930
Description: Eskimo duck dance to celebrate the Spring hunt.
Painting

The Landfall of Jean Nicolet

Date: 1907
Description: Jean Nicolet (1598-1642) was the first European to see Wisconsin and was a prominent French explorer who, for many years, lived among the Indians of Quebec...
Drawing

Lake Superior area

Date: 1852
Description: Illustration of four Indians on Madeline Island with canoe in water on the shore.
Drawing

Storm Encountered on the Way to Washington, D.C.

Date: 1852
Description: An illustration of a storm encountered by a delegation of Indians on their way to Washington, D.C.
Drawing

Chippewas Gathering Wild Rice

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Description: Illustration of three Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indians gathering wild rice into a canoe.
Print

Mih-Tutta-Hangkusch: A Mandan Village

Date: 1832
Description: Mih-Tutta-Hangkusch, a Mandan village with boats on the river in foreground.
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Indians Fishing From Boats

Date: July 16 1898
Description: A group of Ojibwa men fishing from boats.
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Ernest Oshkosh

Date: 1925
Description: A portrait of a descendant of Chief Oshkosh, probably Ernest Oshkosh, with one foot in a traditional canoe. This image is part of an exhibit about Native A...
Print

Constructing Boats

Date: 1655
Description: Engraving made after a watercolor painting by John White during the Barlowe Expedition in Virginia, 1585-1587.
Photograph

Leech Lake Agency Patient

Date: 1901
Description: A Leech Lake Agency small pox patient is being put on a boat for removal to a hospital.
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Indian and Canoe

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Description: Wisconsin Dells.
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Stoddard Harvesting Wild Rice

Date: 1941
Description: Joe Stoddard of the Chippewa tribe harvesting wild rice on the Bad River Indian Reservation.
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Marquette Statue

Date: 1960
Description: Statue of the monk with a cross in his left hand and his right hand upraised. Behind the statue is a plaque with a carving of an Indian in a canoe near a s...
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Peavy Falls Group, Menominee Indians

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Description: "Peavy Falls Group" of men and boys posed on bank of river. There is a man in a canoe in the river, and a footbridge in the background.
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Ho-Chunk Man Paddling Canoe

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Description: Ho-Chunk man in a canoe on a river holding up an oar. Just out of frame on the left is a woman, who is perhaps holding a child.
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Ojibway Museum

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Description: Canoes and wooden boats under a shelter at the Ojibway Museum. Other buildings, probably cottages, are visible in the background.
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Dugout Canoe

Date: 1925
Description: A Native American dugout canoe rests on the shore of Europe Lake.
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Dugout Canoe

Date: 1925
Description: A Native American dugout canoe rests on the shore of Europe Lake.
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Dugout Canoe

Date: 1925
Description: A Native American dugout canoe rests on the shore of Europe Lake.
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Native American Man

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Description: A Native American man from the Mille Lacs and Rainy Lake area in Minnesota. He is probably Chippewa (Ojibwa). Behind him are paddles leaning on a tree and...

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