Native Americans in Wisconsin

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    In 1857 John Gilmary Shea [(July 22, 1824 -- February 22, 1892) writer, editor, and historian of both American history in general and American Catholic history specifically, was born in New York City to James Shea, an Irish immigrant and school principal, and Mary Ann (Flannigan) Shea. He studied at St. John's College (now Fordham University), married Sophie Savage in 1854, and died in Elizabeth, New Jersey. He was the first person to be awarded the Laetare Medal by the University of Notre Dame in 1883. [from Wikipedia] In an article titled Indian Tribes of Wisconsin written for the State Historical Society of Wisconsin he listed the following tribes as meantioned as at any time residing in Wisconsin:

    • Ainoves
    • Atchatchakangouen
    • Foxes
    • Hurons
    • Illinois
    • Keinouches
    • Kickapoos
    • Kiskakons
    • Kitchigamick
    • Makous
    • Makousoue
    • Mascoutens
    • Marameg
    • Menomonees
    • Miamis
    • Mikissioua
    • Nantoue
    • Oharaouatenon
    • Ottawa Sinagos
    • Ottawas
    • Ouagoussak
    • Oneidas
    • Pottawotomies
    • Sacs
    • Winnebagoes
    Charles P. Forbes
    September 1, 2009
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