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Indians in Wisconsin's History

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Indians in Wisconsin's History by John M. Douglass is a comprehensive and insightful exploration of the Native American tribes who have called Wisconsin home for centuries. Douglass delves deep into the history of the indigenous peoples of Wisconsin, from their early interactions with European settlers to their struggles for land and rights in the modern era.

One of the standout features of this book is Douglass's attention to detail and extensive research. He provides a wealth of information on the various tribes that have inhabited Wisconsin, including their cultural practices, governance structures, and interactions with other tribes and settlers. The author's dedication to presenting a thorough and accurate account of history is evident in every chapter.

Douglass also does an excellent job of weaving together historical events and personal stories, giving readers a more intimate understanding of the individuals and communities he is discussing. By highlighting the experiences of indigenous people throughout Wisconsin's history, Douglass effectively humanizes the past and brings it to life for his audience.

Overall, Indians in Wisconsin's History is a valuable resource for anyone interested in learning more about the Native American tribes of Wisconsin. Douglass's meticulous research and engaging writing style make this a must-read for anyone looking to deepen their understanding of the complex and often overlooked history of indigenous peoples in the state.

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Pre-European arrival history of Wisconsin's Native American tribes, with discussions of their way of life, crafts, clothing, shelter, hunting, fishing and farming. Their activity and battles during French, British and U.S. rule of the territory. Extermination and forced removal of tribes to agencies and reservations. Numbers of survivors from original tribes and plight of those remaining in the 20th century. Popular Science Handbook No. 6, published by the Milwaukee Public Museum in 1954. Summary by Verla Viera

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