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Chief Simon Kahquados: Potawatomi Leader in Changing Times

Ninety years ago Potawatomi Elder Kakanissiga died about 70 miles northwest of Marinette, Wisconsin. He was a timber cruiser by trade who dedicated his life to bettering the conditions of his people. If you’ve cruised into north entrance of Peninsula State Park, you’ve driven by his gravesite. Many remember him as Chief Simon Onanguisse Kahquados. …

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Wisconsin 101

We often talk about Wisconsin, Door County, and Ephraim history in terms of image and text-based artifacts, like photographs, diaries, scrapbooks, and postcards.  A project called Wisconsin 101: Our History in Objects is sharing Wisconsin history in a different way – through three-dimensional artifacts.  Specifically, it focuses on objects which tell distinctly Wisconsin stories, like …

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