Category Archives: Native American

Native American Reference Material

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Reference – Native Americans Indian Nations of Wisconsin: Histories of Endurance and Renewal by Patty Loew · Acceptable condition · $3.78 Overview – An updated and revised edition of Patty Loew’s Indian Nations of Wisconsin is now available, ISBN 9780870205033. From origin stories to contemporary struggles over treaty rights and sovereignty issues, Indian Nations of Wisconsin: Histories of Endurance and… Read more »

Indian Trails by Charles J. Tempero, Town of Lisbon Local  History

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  Tempero Tells of IndianTrail In Town of Lisbon by Charles J. Tempero Printed under “The CountyHeritage” column in the Waukesha Freeman, Feb. 23, 1938 Transcribed by Michael R. Reilly updated 06/24/2013     In 1885 my father moved ontothe farm on which I now live, NW 1/4 Section 34, Town of Lisbon. I was then alad of 11 years and… Read more »

Wisconsin Indian Tribes

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Sussex-Lisbon Area Historical Society, Inc. Search this site and our local communities.Wisconsin History Search Only You may now join, or renew your SLAHS membership using your PayPal account, credit, or debit card. Please use the following link to make a secure on-line payment. HomeAbout UsSearch this siteHistoryGenealogyMuseum MembershipMonetary Donations Artifact Donations Buy A Brick Donation Fundraiser Letter Notable LinksAntiqibles  … Read more »

Local Indian Arrowheads and Artifacts

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  Indians Were Here First! By Fred H. Keller Source: Sussex Sun, Tuesday, November, 30, 1976 Dan Tetzlaff owns a large set of Indian arrowheads that were found over a period of 50 years time on his farm land, which is just east of Sussex Heights subdivision and north of the North Western Railroad tracks. The majority of the Indian… Read more »

Historic Hochunk (Winnebago) Timeline

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  HISTORIC HO-CHUNK TIMELINE 1620 — The first mention of Winnebago came to French through Huron and Ottawa middlemen, during the French’s attempt to expand the fur trade. 1634 — French explorer, Jean Nicolet landed at the shores of Red Banks. This is the first recorded date of a meeting between the “White man” and the Winnebago. The exact size… Read more »