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"Kickapoo Indian Medicine Show" Bottle

Created Aug-1999

A picture of an old bottle with raised lettering spelling Kickapoo Indian Oil

The Kickapoo Indian Medicine Company was owned and operated by non-Natives. It is best known as a Traveling Medicine Show. Many of their "Authentic Indians" were non-Native men dressed as Indians.

Source: Bob Brunell ©August 1999
Contributed by: Bob Brunell, August 1999

Ne-Do-Ba Comment - - - John Johnson traveled with the Kickapoo Indian Medicine Show in the late 19th Century.