Kickapoo Tribe Tag

  • Kickapoo Mortar and Pestle

    Kickapoo Mortar and Pestle

    Jul 25, 2019

    Mortar and pestles have a long history and varied uses by cultures around the world. The tool has been used to grind or crush all types of materials for centuries. They are used for cooking, medicines, alchemy, rituals, makeup, gunpowder, [...]

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  • Object: Thatching needle

    Object: Thatching needle

    Oct 03, 2018

    2016.4.21 Thatching Needle Kickapoo United States 1800-1967 Materials: Metal Needles like this one are used by women of the Kickapoo tribe to make woven mats using cattails and other plants. These mats are used to make Kickapoo wickiups, the traditional [...]

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  • Object: Saddle

    Object: Saddle

    Oct 02, 2018

    2016.4.12 Pack saddle Kickapoo Mid to late 19th century Materials: Wood “Girl with Burro” by Ritzenthaler & Peterson, 1956. Photo via Milwaukee Public Museum. This is a Kickapoo saddle, used for horse riding. This saddle is only the wood base [...]

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