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1. Kickapoo Band Kickapoo Band McLean County, Illinois; Kickapoo Nation; Music; Bands; Musical instruments; Indians of North America Members of the Kickapoo Band are seated with instruments. The band was at Kickapoo School, Brown County, Kansas.

2. Kickapoo Words for the Corn Plant Kickapoo Words for the Corn Plant McLean County, Illinois; Kickapoo Nation; Maize; Tassel; Plants; Indians of North America The Kickapoo used various words in the diagram to identify parts of the corn plant.

3. Kickapoo Grand Village Monument Kickapoo Grand Village Monument McLean County, Illinois; Kickapoo Nation; Monuments & memorials; Indians of North America; A historical marker was placed at the site of the Grand Village of the Kickapoo in Ellsworth, Illinois, by the McLean County Historical Society in 1905.

4. Recovered Indian Corn Fragments Recovered Indian Corn Fragments McLean County, Illinois; Kickapoo; Archaeological sites; Corn; Indians of North America Fragments of corn recovered from the Grand Village of the Kickapoo in 1972.

5. Kickapoo Dwelling (Bark Hut) Kickapoo Dwelling (Bark Hut) McLean County, Illinois; Kansas; Kickapoo Nation; Dwellings; Indians of North America; After leaving McLean County, the Kickapoo fled westward. This dwelling was photographed in Brown County, Kansas, about 1906.

6. Archaeologists at Noble-Wieting, Illinois Archaeologists at Noble-Wieting, Illinois McLean County, Illinois; Archaeological sites; Maize; Corn; Kickapoo; Archaeology; Indians of North America Illinois State University students study the remains at the Noble-Wieting archaeological site in 1972, a former Indian mound in McLean County. The site is in Heyworth, Illinois.

7. Diorama of Mississippian Culture Diorama of Mississippian Culture McLean County, Illinois; Indians of North America; Mississippian Indians; Cahokia, Illinois In this picture of a diorama at the Illinois State Museum in Springfield, Illinois, two Indians, one male and one female, gather corn for food. The male wears a decoration around his neck and a small cloth...

8. Natural History Lesson Natural History Lesson McLean County, Illinois; Education; Schools; The students get a natural history lesson from their teacher using a beaver.

9. The Heart of the Cornbelt book cover The Heart of the Cornbelt book cover McLean County, Illinois; Books; Book covers; Farming; Farmers; Corn; Frontier & pioneer life; This cover from The Heart of the Cornbelt: An Illustrated History of Corn Farming in McLean County by William D. Walters Jr. covers corn farming from Native Americans to present.

10. Advertisement of Detasselers Advertisement of Detasselers McLean County, Illinois; Corn; Advertisements; World War II; Women Advertisement and photograph of detasselers during World War II.

11. Knife Blade Knife Blade Kickapoo Nation; Equipment; Knives; Commerce; Indians of North America This knife blade was a common tool used by the Kickapoo. It was made of iron.

12. 100 West Washington Street, Bloomington, Illinois 100 West Washington Street, Bloomington, Illinois Bloomington, Illinois; McLean County, Illinois; Street railroads; Photographs Photograph of Washington Street in Bloomington, Illinois in 1904. The image includes text describing each of the numbered items.

13. Iron Hoe Iron Hoe Kickapoo Nation; Equipment; Hoes; Indians of North America This iron hoe was used by the Kickapoo in the cultivation of food.

14. Trade Axe Trade Axe Kickapoo Nation; Equipment; Axes; Indians of North America This trade axe was manufactured by white settlers and traded to the Kickapoo.

15. Kickapoo Bear Chief (Mkopahmah) Kickapoo Bear Chief (Mkopahmah) Kickapoo Nation; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Indians of North America; McLean County, Illinois; Kansas; Clothing & dress Bear Chief (Mkopahmah) was a Kickapoo Indian living on the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas. He was photographed by Milo Custer, who visited there in 1906 and 1911.

16. Gun Cock Gun Cock Kickapoo Nation; Equipment; Commerce; Arms & armament; Indians of North America This iron gun cock was obtained by the Kickapoo from white traders.

17. Scissors Scissors Kickapoo Nation; Equipment; Commerce; Scissors & shears; Indians of North America These iron scissors were manufactured by white settlers and traded with the Kickapoo.

18. Iron Arrow Point Iron Arrow Point Kickapoo Nation; Equipment; Commerce; Point, Projectile; Arms & armament; Indians of North America; McLean County, Illinois The iron point was a trade item obtained from white traders.

19. Kickapoo Wahkwahpoakuk Kickapoo Wahkwahpoakuk Kickapoo Nation; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Indians of North America Wahkwahpoakuk was a Kickapoo Indian who lived on the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas. He was photographed by Milo Custer who visited there between 1906 and 1911.

20. Prayer Stick Prayer Stick Kickapoo Nation; Prayer; Religion; Indians of North America This prayer stick was used by the "Praying Kickapoo" in the 1830's. It is carved with symbolic characters.
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