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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.
Map or Atlas

Map of the Route of the Military Road from Fort Crawford to Fort Howard Via Fort Winnebago

Date: 1936
Description: This map is red and black ink on tracing cloth and is oriented with north to the upper left. This hand-drawn map shows a central portion of the military ro...
Drawing

Wilkins 11: The Deserted Pawnee Village

Date: May 1849
Description: Deserted Pawnee village in Nebraska. Sketched by Wilkins on his 151-day journey from Missouri to California on the Overland Trail (also known as the Oregon...
Painting

Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago Chief

Date: 1829
Description: Watercolor miniature of Isaac Winnesheek, Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) Chief.
Print

The Foremost in Battle-Chief of the Sioux Tribe

Date: 1835
Description: Waa-Na-'Taa or The Foremost in Battle, Chief of the Sioux Tribe. Hand-colored lithograph from the Aboriginal Portfolio, painted at the Treaty of Prairie du...
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...
Book or Pamphlet

Symbolic Petition of the Chippewa Chiefs

Date: 1851
Description: This image was copied by artist Seth Eastman in 1849 and printed in Henry Rowe Schoolcraft's The History of the Indian Tribes of the United States, Hist...
Painting

Chief Oshkosh

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

Braddock's Defeat

Date: July 09 1755
Description: An important event of the French and Indian War (1754-1763) was commissioned in 1903 by Robert Laird McCormick, president of the State Historical Society o...
Photograph

Swearing-In Native American Civil War Recruits

Date: 1861
Description: Thomas Bigford (in cap, on left) and another official swearing-in two Native American Civil War recruits. Thomas Bigford (1815-1890) of Taycheedah, Wiscons...
Painting

Austin E. Quinney

Date: 1849
Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.
Print

Pehriska-Ruhpa, Minitarri Warrior in the Costume of the Dog Dance

Date: 1832
Description: Pehriska-Ruhpa. Minatarre warrior with bow and arrow in the costume of the dog dance.
Photograph

Chippewa Indian Deer Hunt

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Description: Chippewa (Ojibwa) Indian deer hunt on snow shoes.
Photograph

Sewing Class at School for Indian Children

Date: 1895
Description: Sewing room at Lac du Flambeau U.S. Government School for Indian children. Female students posed at their sewing machines and work tables.
Photograph

Indian School Baseball Team

Date: 1925
Description: Indian school (U.S. Indian Service) baseball team, posed in uniform during a baseball game.
Photograph

Chippewa Valley Village

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Description: Winter view of Chippewa (Ojibwa) Valley village.
Photograph

Young Eagle

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Description: Posed portrait of Ho-Chunk man, Young Eagle, also called Chack-Scheb-Nee-Neik-Ah.
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.

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