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Wisconsin in Three Centuries, 1634-1905


Wisconsin in Three Centuries, 1634-1905

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    Henry Colin Campbell
Excerpt from book: ILLUSTRATIONS Jolliet Frontispiece. Indian Gay Vessel 43 Indian War Implements 43 Map of the Western Waterways 67 Samuel De Champlain 73 Nicolet's Landing at Green Bay 91 Facsimile of Page from Pierre Radisson's Narrative of Journey to Northern Wisconsin in 1659-60 103 Map of Menard Route 135 Bill Cross Rapids 133 Jesuit Map of Lake Superior (1670-71) 143 Depere Monument and Inscription 155 Ostensorium presented to St. Francis Xavier Mission 165 Site of Perrot's Wintering Post, 1685-86 171 James Marquette 181 Jolliet and Marquette discover the Mississippi River 189 Western portion of Jolliet's larger Map (1674) 197 Map published with Marquette's Journal (1681) 207 Father Hennepin's Map of the Upper Lakes (1697) 231 Relics from an old Fox Trading Post 261 A Fox Chief 279 A Group of Sac and Fox Indians 297 Langlade's Buckskin Pouch 349 Langlade's Silver Mounted Pistols 349 Braddock's Defeat ' 353 CHAPTER I The Indians Of Wisconsin chapter{Section 4IN Wisconsin, at the middle of the Seventeenth Century, there lived nations representing three of the greatest linguistic stocks of the aborigines—the Iroquois, the Algonkin and the Siouan. Hurons, of the same blood and language as the Iroquois, had been driven by the latter, once their inferiors in strength, to seek refuge in the forests of Wisconsin. The Winnebago, the easternmost representatives of the Siouan stock, were living at the head of Green Bay when Jean Nicolet made his memorable journey to that region in 1634. Other Sioux, those of the plains, occupied the upper Mississippi Valley. The Iroquoian nations occupied the country surrounding Lakes Ontario and Erie and extending east to the Hudson. The Siouan nations occupied the prairies west of the Mis...  
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