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Eskimos Catching Crabs

Date: 1930
Description: Wenga and Amutuk catching crabs in the Arctic.
Photograph

Eskimo Duck Dance

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

Chief Souligny

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Description: Painted portrait of Souligny, a chief of the Menominees. He is depicted wearing a James Madison Peace Medal.
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...
Painting

Chief Oshkosh

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Description: Chief Oshkosh, (1795-) August 29, 1858, Menomonee Indian chief.
Photograph

Chippewa Indian Deer Hunt

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Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian deer hunt on snow shoes.
Book or Pamphlet

Naw-Kaw or Wood

Date: 1838
Description: Naw-Kaw or Wood. Hand-colored lithograph from History of the Indian Tribes of North America.
Photograph

George and Fannie Stacy Lincoln Monegar

Date: 1920
Description: Studio portrait of George Monegar (EwaOnaGinKah) and Fannie Stacy Lincoln Monegar (LeBaWinKah) posing standing in front of a painted backdrop. He is wearin...
Print

Joliet and Marquette

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Description: Father Marquette and Joliet at the Mississippi River.
Painting

Iometah

Date: 1858
Description: Portrait of Iometah.
Painting

Pocahontas

Date: 1832
Description: Portrait of Pocahontas.
Painting

Mrs. Austin Quinney and Her Daughter Harriet

Date: 1849
Description: Portrait of wife and daughter of Austin E. Quinney, chief of the Stockbridge nation.
Painting

Sioux Chiefs at Little Big Horn

Date: June 1876
Description: Sioux Chiefs at Little Big Horn.
Painting

Three Potawatomi Chiefs

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Description: Portrait painting of Three Potawatomie Chiefs.
Painting

Yellow Thunder

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Description: Waist-up portrait of Yellow Thunder , noted warrior, and chief of the Winnebagoes (Ho-Chunk).
Photograph

Portrait of Winnebago Indians

Date: 1890
Description: A studio portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Winnebago Indians: John Hazen Hill, Alex Lonetree, daughter of Alex Lonetree, Mrs. Alex Lonetree, and W...
Print

View of the Great Treaty Held at Prairie du Chien

Date: September 1825
Description: Hand-colored lithograph depicting the 1825 Treaty at Prairie du Chien, with Fort Crawford seen in the background. This treaty negotiated between Governor W...
Photograph

Brule River Battle

Date: 1845
Description: Illustration of Chippewa and Sioux Indians battling each other at the Brule River. Wood engraving from Armstrong, "Early Life Among The Indians".
Photograph

Delegation of Indians to Washington, D.C.

Date: June 24 1852
Description: Illustration of the Washington, D.C. Delegation of Indians. Five Indians pose with a man in a beard and suit. From Benjamin Armstrong, "Early Life Among Th...
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.

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