• Creator
  • Custer, Milo, 1880-
  • Created Date
  • 6-28-02
  • Description
  • Photograph of three women in the Kickapoo tribe, taken at the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas to document McLean County, Illinois, Kickapoo descendants. Names identifying the three women featured in the photograph on the reverse side, stating, "Mrs. Anderson (Kickapoo), Nubya, daughter of Mashewa, Kawkeas, grandaughter . . . (Text cut off on right side). (The Illustrated History of McLean County, p. 27, tells us that the women in this photograp... more
    Photograph of three women in the Kickapoo tribe, taken at the Kickapoo reservation in Kansas to document McLean County, Illinois, Kickapoo descendants. Names identifying the three women featured in the photograph on the reverse side, stating, "Mrs. Anderson (Kickapoo), Nubya, daughter of Mashewa, Kawkeas, grandaughter . . . (Text cut off on right side). (The Illustrated History of McLean County, p. 27, tells us that the women in this photograph are (from left) Kawkeasauqua (great grand-daughter of Machina), Nubya Eshnoqua (daughter of Machina), born in Illinois, 1824, and Keepoakwa). Milo Custer attempted to document the descendants of the original Grand Village Kickapoo tribe. The Grand Village of the Kickapoo is located near Ellsworth in McLean County, Illinois. Villagers were forced to move to reservations in Kansas, Oklahoma and Mexico in 1832. How we learn about communities; American communities in history; Native American Stories. 14 Political systems; 16 History; 17 Geography; 18 Social Systems. less
  • Format
  • Kickapoowomen