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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...
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Combat between Indian Tribes

Date: 1852
Description: Illustration of the Ojibwa, the Sacs, and Foxes battling from canoes on the water.
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Ball Play on the Prairie

Date: 1884
Description: Native Americans playing a lacrosse-like game of ball.
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Guarding the Cornfields

Date: 1884
Description: Indian women standing on platforms make noise to scare birds from the cornfield.
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Gathering Wild Rice

Date: 1884
Description: Three women in a canoe harvest wild rice.
Drawing

Indian Sugar Camp

Date: 1850
Description: Chippewa Indian Sugar Camp. Plate 61, preceding p. 199, vol. I, The Indian tribes of the United States: their history antiquities, customs, religion, ar...
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Winnebago Wigwam

Date: 1884
Description: Indians standing and sitting near wigwams. Four wigwam frames are covered, with the one on the right uncovered, with a campfire inside. In the distance are...
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Pictographs On Lake Superior And Carp River

Date: 1851
Description: Pictographs on Lake Superior and Carp River, Mich. Six rows of animals, canoes, birds, human figures, and other symbols.
Drawing

Porcupine Mountains

Date: 1854
Description: Drawing of the Porcupine Mountains on Lake Superior.
Print

Fort Dearborn and the Kinzie Mansion

Date: 1820
Description: Engraving of Fort Dearborn (center) and Kinzie Mansion (right) after Seth Eastman's original drawing in 1820 for the U. S. Army. Several people are visible...
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The Falls of St. Anthony

Date: 1884
Description: Illustration of the Falls of St. Anthony, as seen in The Indian Tribes of the United States: their history antiquities, customs, religion, arts, languag...
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Transporting the Wounded

Date: 1853
Description: "Transporting the Wounded". Wood engraving from a drawing by Seth Eastman, from the Aboriginal Portfolio by Mary H. Eastman, 1853.
Book or Pamphlet

Pawnee Torture

Date: 1884
Description: A engraving of the artist's conception of Pawnees torturing a female captive in the Morning Star Sacrifice ceremony.
Print

Death Whoop

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Description: "Death Whoop" an engraving after a drawing by Seth Eastman from the American Aboriginal Portfolio.
Drawing

Fort Crawford

Date: 1829
Description: Fort Crawford, from a sketchbook attributed to Seth Eastman, 1808-1875. A graduate of West Point, Eastman briefly served at Fort Crawford, 1829-1839. ...
Book or Pamphlet

Ho-Chunk in Ciproke

Date: 1884
Description: Group of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) Indians in a long house (ciproke). Some of the men are displaying animal pelts. There is a bucket and a small barrel at the e...
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Spearing Fish in Winter

Date: 1884
Description: Small group of Native Americans spearing fish through ice on a river. Mountains can be seen in the background.
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Kenisteno, and his Band of Trout Lake, Wisconsin

Date: 1851
Description: Kenisteno, and his Band of Trout Lake, Wisconsin. One row of birds, animals and fish pictographs.
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Meda Songs

Date: 1851
Description: Meda Songs pictographs. Four rows of symbols including animals, human figures and plants.
Book or Pamphlet

Webeno Songs

Date: 1851
Description: Webeno Songs pictographs. Four rows of symbols including animals, human figures and plants.

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