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Indians Fight Invaders

Date: 1655
Description: Battle during the Vespucci Expedition, 1499.
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Indians Take Revenge on the Priests

Date: 1655
Description: Girolamo Benzoni (1519-1570) was an Italian from Milan who spent the years 1541-1556 in the New World. His observations of Spanish imperialism were publish...
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Carib Indians Revolt at Cumana against Dominican Monks

Date: 1655
Description: Girolamo Benzoni (1519-1570) was an Italian from Milan who spent the years 1541-1556 in the New World. His observations of Spanish imperialism were publish...
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Collective Suicide of the Indians of Hispaniola

Date: 1655
Description: Girolamo Benzoni (1519-1570) was an Italian from Milan who spent the years 1541-1556 in the New World. His observations of Spanish imperialism were publish...
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Potowatomi Playing Moccasin

Date: 1921
Description: Postcard depicting a group of Potawatomi men at Stone Lake playing the game of moccasin. This image is part of an exhibit about Native Americans prepared...
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Treaty Rights Cartoon

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Description: A cartoon depicting a Native American Indian holding treaty rights and saying, "Great white fathers are sulking because we won't trade our heritage!". They...
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Statue of Menard

Date: 1888
Description: Close-up of a statue honoring Colonel Pierre Menard who also served as the Lieutenant Governor of Illinois and fur traded with Native Americans. Dedicated...
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Tom Quick, Jr. Grave Marker

Date: 1889
Description: The grave marker of Tom Quick, Jr., who reputedly killed many Native Americans after he allegedly witnessed his father killed by a group of Native American...
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Public Order No. 1

Date: August 31 1862
Description: Photograph of a printed broadside, Public Order No. 1., issued by The Committee of Safety. The first order appears to be addressing some kind of dangerous...
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Women and Children in Substandard Housing

Date: 1956
Description: Woman and four children seated in front of a makeshift tent that serves as their home. There is a washtub and washboard in the foreground and laundry hangs...
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Standing Rock Note Written in Chalk

Date: November 2016
Description: View of a message written in chalk on a sidewalk at Riverside Park. It reads: "Standing Rock is Protecting Us [image of a heart] They need our support." Th...
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Annuity Payment

Date: 1870
Description: Ojibwa Indians receiving annuity payment. Seated on the right is John W. Bell. Others are, left to right, Asaph Whittlesey, Agent Henry C. Gilbert, and Wil...

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