Photographs of the Menominee Warrior Society armed occupation of the Alexian Brothers Novitiate, Gresham, Wisconsin, January-February 1975. Images include interiors and exteriors of the monastery, portraits of Menominee Warrior Society wearing ski masks, portraits of Wisconsin National Guard Colonel Hugh Simonson, a children's sweat lodge, and members of the Menominee Warrior Society hand-cuffed to members of the Shawano County Sheriff Department. Group portraits include members of the Menominee Warrior Society, Wisconsin National Guard soldiers, and supporters Dennis Banks of the American Indian Movement and actor Marlon Brando. Incidental images include a portrait of Stanley Holder and a Tlingit woman scraping a deer hide with an ulu knife.
Photographs signed by the photographer on verso, often with accompanying manuscript captions. Prints created by the photographer ca. 2000. Purchased from Owen Luck on the Walter McClintock Memorial Fund, 2001. Title devised by cataloger.
26 photographic prints (in 2 boxes) : b & w ; 27.6 x 35.3 cm.
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Owen Luck, Photographs of the Menominee Warrior Society Occupation of the Alexian Brothers Novitiate, Gresham, Wisconsin. Yale Collection of Western Americana, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.