Awāēhsaeh (Bear) Collection

Awāēhsaeh (Bear) Collection

A Menominee Clan-Based Collection of Indigenous Knowledge.

The Awāēhsaeh  Clan are the speakers and keepers of the law. With those clan strengths, comes knowledge. In this collection you will find sub-collections that are affiliated with this clan's bundle of knowledge.

Some collections kept in this community are:


  • Language
  • Chiefs & Leaders
  • Treaties
  • Constitutions
  • Ordinances 



*As we learn more about the clans from the community and continue to consult with the people, sub-collections can be re-oriented under a better suited Clan-Based Collection of Indigenous Knowledge. We aspire to grow our understanding of the Menominee Clan System so that we may include additional clans and their strengths. These Clan-Based Collections of Indigenous Knowledge are an opportunity to indigenize how we gather and look for cultural heritage materials.

Items in Collection: 
Tribal Archives, Awāēhsaeh (Bear) IK
Government to Government, Lands
Ratified Indian Treaty 86: Menominee - St. Louis, March 30, 1817