Ojibwe black velvet dance costume shirt was probably made for Kay-zhe-baush-kung (Otto Bismark) of Walker, Minnesota. Purchased by Neal Barnard at the Leech Lake Reservation ca.1920.

Dance costume shirt

Ojibwe black velvet dance costume shirt was probably made for Kay-zhe-baush-kung (Otto Bismark) of Walker, Minnesota. Purchased by Neal Barnard at the Leech Lake Reservation ca.1920.

Round pinback button commemorating the twenty-second anniversary of the American Indian Movement (AIM). Manufacturer unknown, circa 1990.

AIM anniversary button (1990)

Round pinback button commemorating the twenty-second anniversary of the American Indian Movement (AIM). Manufacturer unknown, circa 1990.

Color acetate film slide of Violet Weyaus gathering maple syrup on the Lake Mille Lacs Reservation on April 19, 1947. Photographed by Monroe P. Killy.

Violet Weyaus gathering sap, Lake Mille Lacs

Color acetate film slide of Violet Weyaus gathering maple syrup on the Lake Mille Lacs Reservation on April 19, 1947. Photographed by Monroe P. Killy.

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.

Ojibwe tanned deer hide

Ojibwe tanned deer hide

Tanned deer hide made by Ojibwe Indians, date unknown.

Photograph of Ojibwe women gathering wild rice c.1885.

Ojibwe women gathering wild rice

Photograph of Ojibwe women gathering wild rice. Photographed by Charles A. Zimmerman c.1885.

How the Ojibwe Have Shaped the State

Our Historical Role in Influencing Contemporary Minnesota

Expert Essay: Thomas D. Peacock, member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe and author of many books and articles on Ojibwe history and culture, reflects on the Ojibwe influence on Minnesota, from language, literature, and the arts to education, economics, and politics.

Meyer, Roy Willard (1925–2007)

Roy W. Meyer's studies of the Dakota and United States policies dealing with them brought about thoughtful public conversation during the late 1960s and 1970s, a time of social turmoil in the country.

Painting of Father Louis Hennepin at the Falls of St. Anthony, 1680

Hennepin at the Falls of St. Anthony, 1680

Painting of Father Louis Hennepin at the Falls of St. Anthony in 1680. Painted c. 1903 by J. N. Marchand.

Painting of Father Hennepin at the Falls of St. Anthony by Douglas Volk, c. 1905.

Father Hennepin at the Falls of St. Anthony

Painting of Father Louis Hennepin at St. Anthony Falls by Douglas Volk, c. 1905.

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