The University of Wisconsin Press
Native American Studies / Wisconsin / American Studies / History / Geography
Like a Deer Chased by the Dogs
The Life of Chief Oshkosh
Who was Chief Oshkosh of the Menominee?
Anyone who has spent time in the Lake Winnebago region of Wisconsin is familiar with the image of Chief Oshkosh in his tall beaver hat, coat with tails, and his steel-eyed gaze. The city of Oshkosh, a beer company, and numerous other business concerns have used his name and image. Even a bronze statue of a tall muscular Indian stands in Menominee Park over his supposed grave. But who was the real Chief Oshkosh of the Menominee? Folklore concerning his raucous drinking behavior has come down over the past hundred and fifty years and is sometimes difficult to separate from fact. He has been both vilified and praised for the treaties he signed with the federal government. Here interviews, recollections, observations, and published accounts are compiled into a complete picture of the real man.
Distributed for the Oshkosh Public Museum
Inquiries regarding review copies, events, and interviews can be directed to the publicity department at email@example.com or (608) 263-0734.
68 pp. 6 x 9
18 b/w photos, 5 illus.
Paper $9.95 s
Adobe Digital Edition
About our e-books
To purchase, add print or e-book titles to your shopping cart by clicking on the "Add this book to cart" link above. You will then be able to be pay with your credit card and send your order to our distribution center in Chicago.
Click here for a further explanation of the shopping cart feature.
Home | Books | Journals | Events | Textbooks | Authors | Related | Search | Order | Contact
If you have trouble accessing any page in this web site, contact our Web manager.
Updated June 24, 2010© 2010, The Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System