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Black and white photograph of officers of the Sixteenth Battalion, Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918.

Officers of the Sixteenth Battalion, Minnesota Home Guard

Officers of the Sixteenth Battalion, Minnesota Home Guard, c.1918. (L to R) Lt. Homer Goins, Capt. Clarence Wigington, Lt. Patrick H. Southall, unidentified, Major Jose H. Sherwood, unidentified, unidentified, Capt. Orrington C. Hall.

Ogden Gunderson reading The Farmer.

Ogden Gunderson reading The Farmer.

Ogden Gunderson reading The Farmer, c.1922.

Ojibwe appliqued and beaded wool sash

Ojibwe appliqued and beaded wool sash

Red wool sash appliqued with flower pattern; reportedly owned by Bagone-giizhig (Hole-in-the-Day the Younger).

Black and white photograph of Ojibwe at Grand Portage Reservation, 1885.

Ojibwe at Grand Portage Reservation

Ojibwe at Grand Portage Reservation, 1885.

Black-and-white photograph of an Ojibwe birch bark canoe and two paddlers c.1910.

Ojibwe birch bark canoe and paddlers

Black-and-white photograph of an Ojibwe birch bark canoe and two paddlers, c.1910.

Black and white photograph of Ojibwe family, c.1860.

Ojibwe family

Ojibwe family, c.1860.

Ojibwe Indians standing by bull rush wigwam

Ojibwe Indians standing by bull rush wigwam

Ojibwe people standing by a bull rush wigwam, c.1910.

Ojibwe loom-woven beadwork and wool belt

Ojibwe loom-woven beadwork and wool belt

Loom-woven beadwork belt reportedly owned by Bagone-giizhig (Hole-in-the-Day the Younger).

Ojibwe men, possibly at 1857 or 1862 treaty signing

Ojibwe men, possibly at 1857 or 1862 treaty signing

Ojibwe men, possibly at 1857 or 1862 treaty signing in Washington, DC. Photographer: Matthew B. Brady. To make way for the farm, the land first needed to be alienated from native peoples. Treaty negotiations started this process.

Ojibwe moccasin game drum

Ojibwe moccasin game drum

Ojibwe moccasin game drum, 1850-1900. When Anglo-Europeans arrived in the Great Lakes region, they found native people organized into seasonal villages with communal activities, including games and dances.

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