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Mrs. Ketch Ka Mi

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Description: Full-length portrait in front of a painted backdrop of Mrs. Ketch ka mi, daughter of Potowatomi Indian Chief John Young.
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John Nuwi

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Description: Three-quarter length formal portrait in front of a painted backdrop of John Nuwi, a Mascouten (or Prairie) Potawatomi, who lived at Skunk Hill in Wood Coun...
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Corn Harvest

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Description: Pile of dried and husked corn.
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Husking Corn

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Description: Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) woman husking corn.
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Drying Squash

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Description: Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) method of drying squash by cutting it into strips and hanging it over a scaffold.
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Cutting Roots for Medicine

Date: September 1923
Description: Winnebago (Ho-Chunk) woman cutting roots for medicine. A quilt hangs on a line in the background and a chicken walks near the women.
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Potawatomi Family

Date: 1920
Description: Potawatomi family standing in front of a log cabin. Elders identified the woman in the center as Mrs. Frank Young, and the man on the right as community le...
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Houses at Skunk Hill

Date: 1920
Description: Informal outdoor group portrait of Native American men and boys. One man is wearing a feather on his head, a beaded sash, and beaded pants. Two buildings a...
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Cemetery at Skunk Hill

Date: 1920
Description: View of the cemetery at Skunk Hill (Tah-qua-kik).
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John Mustache

Date: 1920
Description: Informal full-length portrait of John Mustache, from McCord.
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Kikyako

Date: 1920
Description: Informal portrait of a Potawatomi woman, Kikyako from Phlox, sitting on a bench wearing a beaded necklace. A man is standing in the doorway of a wigwam in...
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At the Spring

Date: 1920
Description: Outdoor portrait of a man standing near a spring in a wooded area surrounded by a wooden fence. He wears coveralls and holds two pails with a yoke over his...
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Group at Skunk Hill

Date: 1920
Description: Small group of men and boys gathered outside a traditional elm-bark structure at the upper part of the Skunk Hill community. A young boy stands on the supp...
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Weaving a Basket

Date: 1920
Description: Anna Goodvillage, at her home at Hemlock Creek, weaving a basket while sitting beneath a wigwam type shelter attached to the side of a wood and bark frame...
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Albert Thunder and Family

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Description: Group portrait of Albert Thunder, his wife and two children standing outside a canvas covered wigwam.
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White Pigeon and Reuben Young

Date: 1920
Description: Full-length portrait of White Pigeon and Reuben Young in full regalia at Skunk Hill.
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William Link

Date: 1920
Description: Full-length portrait of William Link in full regalia outdoors at Skunk Hill.
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Chicog

Date: 1920
Description: Portrait of Chicog seated cross-legged on the ground holding a bow. There are with snowshoes in the foreground.
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Frame of Skunk Hill Medicine Lodge

Date: 1920
Description: Frame of medicine lodge with canvas removed. A man or a woman is working with the canvas. The fence surrounding a dance circle is visible on the right.
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Medicine Lodge at Skunk Hill

Date: 1920
Description: View of a portion of Skunk Hill, with the medicine lodge in the background next to other buildings. The canvas is partially on the lodge.

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