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Meskawki Lodge, Reproduction
Meskawki Lodge, Reproduction
Resource Typeimage
TitleMeskawki Lodge, Reproduction
Coverage / Year20th Century to Present
DescriptionFree-lanced design, based on a study of Meskawki lodges
InterpretationThe lodge is larger than the originals from the Meskawki settlement near Tama, Iowa. It is used in interpretive programs at the State Historical Society of Iowa. The bark lodges are still made at pow-wow time. Resources: State Historical Society of Iowa Ritzenthaler, Robert, and Pat Rizenthaler. The Woodland Indians of the Western Great Lakes. Milwaukee: The Milwaukee Public Museum, 1983. Tanner, Helen Hornbeck, ed. Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History. Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press for the Newberry Library, 1987.
Lesson Plans / ThemesHow we learn about communities; American communities in history; Communities and Geography; Westward Expansion; Native American Stories; Prehistoric Indians of Illinois
Learning Standards16 History; 13 Science, Technology and Society; 18 Social Systems; 17 Geography;
Author or CreatorState Historical Society of Iowa
Subject / KeywordsMesquakie; Tipi; Wigwam; Powwow; Pow wow; Bark; Lodge; Fox; Wikiup; Sauk and Fox Tribe; Woodland Indians; Indians of North America
Collection PublisherIllinois Heritage Association;
Further InformationFor any further information related to this record, please contact the Collection Publisher. See for more information about this project.
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Resource IdentifierIHA00127
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