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1. 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...

2. Projectile Point Projectile Point Point, Projectile; Arms & armament; Illinois; Indians of North America; Champaign County, Illinois; Woodland Indians Off-white colored stone projectile point. Equilateral shaped head with a notched stem and a lower flared base. Sharp edges on two sides and point. Probably late Hopewell/Woodland period.

3. Meskawki Lodge Meskawki Lodge Mesquakie; Tipi; Wigwam; Powwow; Pow wow; Bark; Lodge; Fox; Wikiup; Sauk and Fox Tribe; Woodland Indians; Indians of North America Traditional house form utilized by Woodland Indians of the Great Lakes Region. Meskwaki settlement near Tama, Iowa. 1905.

4. Women of Kickapoo Nation Women of Kickapoo Nation Kickapoo Nation; Women; Indian reservations; Kawkeasawkwa; Keepoakwa; Nubya Eshnoqua; Algonkian; Indians of North America; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Language; Kansas Photograph of three women in the Kickapoo tribe, taken at the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas to document McLean County, Illinois, Kickapoo descendants. Names identifying the three women featured in the...

5. A Kickapoo Vocabulary; compiled by Milo Custer A Kickapoo Vocabulary; compiled by Milo Custer Kickapoo Nation; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Bloomington, Illinois; Indians of North America; Vocabulary; Numbers; Colors; Animals This is a 5-page document, "A Kickapoo Vocabulary; compiled by Milo Custer on the Kickapoo Reservation, Brown County, Kansas, 1906, from information furnished by Bertha Weeweenas, Minnie Wawawsek (?),...

6. Local Indian Traditions Local Indian Traditions Kickapoo Nation; Custer, Milo, 1880-; Bloomington, Illinois; Indians of North America Milo Custer's 1914 account of local indian traditions (7 pages).

7. Native American Bandolier Bag Native American Bandolier Bag Pouch; Bags; Native American; Indians of North America; Beads; Celebrations; Decorations; Bandoliers A bandolier bag is a large pouch with a long continuous strap. This one is made of deerskin. The panel between the strap and pouch is covered with black velvet. Along the bottom edge are wool yarn tassels...

8. Native American Moccasins (pair) Native American Moccasins (pair) Footwear; Moccasins; Clothing & dress; Apparel; Native American; Indians of North America; Shoes; Leather; Algonquin Moccasins are footwear made of leather. This pair has soft deerskin uppers and hardened rawhide soles; they are stitched entirely by hand. The uppers are decorated with white, red and blue beads sewn on...

9. Native American Wedding Belt Native American Wedding Belt Marriage; Weddings; Wedding costume; Belts; Native American; Indians of North America; Clothing & dress; Beaded; Beads; Decorations The main section of the belt is 4" wide and 20-1/2" long. It is made of black wool and lined on the back with brown linen; the edges are trimmed with green silk. The front is decorated with tiny glass...

10. Native American Cradle Board Native American Cradle Board Native American; American Indian; Indians of North America; Baby; Cradle; Infant Baby cradle board made of pine wood. Curved wood at the top is attached in three places with leather strips. One end is square, the other is scalloped with 6 scallops. Carvings on both sides of scalloped...

11. Native American History through Images Native American History through Images Indians of North America; Painting; Indian reservations; World's Fair; Maps; Miller, Fred E. (1868-1936); Wounded Knee Web site of Prof. Fred Hoxie, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

12. Atlas of Historic Tribes in Illinois: 1673-1832 Atlas of Historic Tribes in Illinois: 1673-1832 Indians of North America; Marquette, Pere Jacques, 1636-1675; Illinois; Maps; Joliet, Louis, 1645-1700; Illiniwek; Kickapoo Nation; Miami; Winnebago; Potawatomi Key to map of historic tribes in Illinois 1673-1832. It should be noted that the maps shown here are greatly simplified.

13. Eliot Indian Bible Eliot Indian Bible Indians of North America; Language; Massachusetts; Indian imprints; Religion; Myths; Mythology; Eliot, John, 1604-1690; Bible The Holy Bible: containing the Old Testament and the New translated into the Indian Language and ordered to be printed by the Commissioners of the United Colonies in New England, for the propogation of...

14. Illinois-Wabash Land Company manuscript Illinois-Wabash Land Company manuscript Indians of North America; Land tenure; Land grants; Illinois Several pages from a manuscript book that was used as a contract with Indians for land in Illinois. "A manuscript book, being a contract with Indians for land in the Illinois." "This manuscript ... is...

15. Kickapoo Bark Hut (Dwelling) Kickapoo Bark Hut (Dwelling) Kickapoo Nation; Housing; Indian reservations; Brown County, Kansas; Indians of North America Image of two bark winter huts built on the Kickapoo Reservation in Brown County, Kansas. People are possibly residents. Reverse side states, "Bark House of Andrew Magozee a [illegible] whose wife is Ahtseh,...

16. 'Madison' Projectile Points 'Madison' Projectile Points Mississippian Indians; Equipment; Point, Projectile; Arms & armament; Illinois; Indians of North America; McLean County, Illinois; Cahokia, Illinois Four small to medium-sized thin triangular arrowheads. The points are usually like isosceles triangles in shape, or more rarely, equilateral triangles.

17. 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.

18. 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.

19. 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.

20. 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.
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