• Recollections of Antoine Grignon

    Grignon, Antoine

    Antoine Grignon was born in 1826 at Prairie du Chien and was the last of that family to work primarily as a trader among the Wisconsin tribes. He recalls here his boyhood in Prairie du Chien, and the…

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  • Early Life among the Indians

    Armstrong, Benjamin G., 1820-1900

    In 1840 Armstrong took up his residence among the Indians of northern Wisconsin, learned the Ojibwe language, and became a well-known interpreter. He won their friendship by respecting traditional lif…

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