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    Papers-etc Betsy Thunder, HoChunk medicine woman, Wisconsin, 1913. From a wonderful book Women's Wisconsin, which talks about female farmers, chiefs, medicine women, etc. In the 1700s the primary chief was a woman, Hopoekaw, who guided the HoChunk through the French colonization of Wisconsin and the later American intrusion. American souces describe her as a "queen" or as a "distinguished" woman, "very ancient," and "invested with the supreme authority." Suppressed Histories Archives

    Hopi Woman.

    Chief Oshkosh 1795–August 29, 1858, was the chief of the Menominee Indian tribe from 1827 until his death. he played a key role in treaty negotiations as the Menominee tribe tried to protect their lands in wisconsin from the resettling new york Indians and the american pioneers. Oshkosh, wisconsin is named after him.

    Creek Woman Warrior~1900's

    A giant mystery: 18 strange giant skeletons found in Wisconsin: Sons of god; Men of renown -- Secret History --

    Hopi Native American Women

    Fascinating, first person narratives (letters, diaries) written by pioneer women heading west in the 1840's. Read this book! The role of women pioneers has been ignored for too long by history and Hollyweird.

    Beautiful Cherokee Indian Women | Native American Woman

    A Crow husband and wife. Old Crow and Pretty Medicine Pipe. Photo taken 1873.

    Native American Child with Dog

    Medicine Crow's wife and son, (Crow), 1900

    A beautiful Shooting Star, Dakota Native American woman. Photographed by D. F. Barry 188?.

    Ojibwa woman – 1901

    Ah-Keah-Boat (aka Jim Two Hatchet) - Kiowa - 1898

    Cherokee mother and child

    "Standing Buffalo" Winnebago Tribe 1865 - Ho-Chunk, also known as Winnebago, are a Siouan-speaking tribe of Native Americans, native to the present-day states of Wisconsin, Minnesota, and parts of Iowa and Illinois. Today the two federally recognized Ho-Chunk tribes, the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin and Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, have territory primarily within the states included in their names.

    Proud Klamath Indian Woman

    Native American woman

    Chief Medicine Crow, 1880

    Marie Bottineau Baldwin (1863-1952) was a Chippewa attorney.  Marie was the first Native American student and first woman of color to graduate from the Washington College of Law. Today the Women’s Law Association at her alma mater funds a scholarship in her name.   Following law school, Marie worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and was treasurer the Society of American Indians.

    Pesothlanny, medicine chief, Navaho Nation c. 1904, photo by Carl Moon