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A portrait of Chief Abraham Burnett, 1812-1870, of the Pottawatomie Nation. Also known by his birth name, Nan-Wesh-Mah, and as Abram B. Burnett, in 1838 he and other Pottawatomies were removed from their homes in Indiana to the Mission Band Pottawatomie reservation in southeast Kansas Territory. In 1848, Burnett established a large farm in what was to become known as the Burnett Mound area along Shunganunga Creek in Topeka, Kansas, where he and his family farmed and traded horses until his death in 1870.
Date: Between 1850 and 1870
Item Number: 210304
Call Number: E99 P8.I Bur *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210304
Collections - Photograph
Date - 1800-1854
Date - 1854-1860
Date - 1870s
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph - Carte-de-visite
People - American Indians - Tribes - Potawatomi
People - Men
People - Notable Kansans - Burnett, Abraham, 1811?-1870
Type of Material - Photographs - Format - Carte de visite