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Kickapoo Dwelling (Bark Hut)
Kickapoo Dwelling (Bark Hut)
Resource Typeimage
TitleKickapoo Dwelling (Bark Hut)
Coverage / Year1906
DescriptionAfter leaving McLean County, the Kickapoo fled westward. This dwelling was photographed in Brown County, Kansas, about 1906.
InterpretationKickapoo culture was rich in the care of corn. Once they raised four kinds: red, blue, white, and black. The Kickapoo were driven out of McLean County, Illinois, in 1813. The Grand Village was destroyed after Illinois Governor Edwards hired men to do the job.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; Communities and Geography; American Communities in History; Native American Stories
Learning Standards15 Economics; 16 History; 18 Social systems
Author or CreatorMcLean County Historical Society, Bloomington, Ill.
Other ContributorsWalters, William D, Jr., 1942-
Source'The Heart of the Cornbelt: An Illustrated History of Corn Farming in McLean County,' by William D. Walters Jr.; ISBN 0-943788-15-3 (1997)
Subject / KeywordsMcLean County, Illinois; Kansas; Kickapoo Nation; Dwellings; Indians of North America;
Collection PublisherMcLean County Museum of History
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
Rights Management Statement
Resource Identifiermch0203; IL MCLEAN AGR WAL - Figure 1:4, p. 3
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