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Spring 2015


Panel 5. Eighteenth Century Domestic Architecture in the St. Joseph River Valley


This exhibit was produced with support from the Joseph L. Peyser Endowment for the Study of New France, the Western Michigan University Cultural Events Committee, Quebec Delegation of Chicago and the Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project, a partnership between Western Michigan University and the City of Niles. Assistance was also provided by: Kevin Finney, Joe Hines, Robert Myers, Sue Reichert, Marcus Winchester, Micheal Worline, and the 2015 WMU Archaeological Field School.

Interior of a contemporary elm bark covered wigwam photograph and photograph of the assembly of a pek-ye-gan, both courtesy of the Gun Lake Potawatomi