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History of the Ojibway people

Author: William W Warren
Publisher: St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1984.
Series: Borealis (Saint Paul, Minn.), v. 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Reprint editionView all editions and formats
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During the early period of white settlement, William Warren -- the son of white man and an Ojibway woman -- recorded the oral traditions of the Ojibway Indians of the Upper Mississippi and Lake Superior regions. His vivid descriptions include Ojibway customs, family life, totemic system, hunting methods, and relations with other tribal groups and with the whites.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William W Warren
ISBN: 087351162X 9780873511629
OCLC Number: 10300695
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: History of the Ojibways, based upon traditions and oral statements. St. Paul : Minnesota Historical Society, 1885. (Collections of the Minnesota Historical Society ; v. 5).
Description: xvii pages, pages 7-411 : portrait ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / by W. Roger Buffalohead --
Memoir of William W. Warren / by J. Fletcher Williams --
Preface --
ch. 1. General account of the present, local position and numbers of the Ojibways, and their connection with other tribes --
ch. 2. Totemic division of the O-jib-ways --
ch. 3. Origin of the Ojibways --
ch. 4. Emigration of the Ojibways from the shores of the Atlantic Ocean, to their occupation of the area of Lake Superior --
ch. 5. The Ojibway town at La Pointe --
ch. 6. Dispersion of the Ojibways from the Island of La Pointe --
ch. 7. Era of discovery --
ch. 8. The immediate consequence of their first intercourse with the white race --
ch. 9. Account of the first French trading posts built on Lake Superior --
ch. 10. Wars of the Ojibways with the Iroquois and O-dug-a-ees, or Foxes --
ch. 11. Taking of Mille Lacs by the Ojibways --
ch. 12. Occupation of the St. Croix River country by the Ojibways --
ch. 13. The country about the source of the Mississippi --
ch. 14. Progress of the Ojibways on the Upper Mississippi --
ch. 15. Occupation of the Wisconsin and Chippewa River Valleys by the Ojibways --
ch. 16. Ending of the French supremacy --
ch. 17. Commencement of British supremacy --
ch. 18. Grand expedition of the Dakotas to the sources of the Mississippi, against the Ojibways --
ch. 19. Progress of the Ojibways on the Upper Mississippi --
ch. 20. Closing of the war between the Ojibways and Odugamies --
ch. 21. Origin of the distinctive name of Pillagers applied to the Leech Lake Band of Ojibways; and era of the smallpox --
ch. 22. Continued progress of the Ojibways on the Upper Mississippi during the end of the eighteenth century --
ch. 23. Attack of a war party of Dakotas on a French trading house, on the Upper Mississippi, in the year 1783 --
ch. 24. The sources of the Mississippi become open to the enterprise of the fur trade, 1792 --
ch. 25. John Baptiste Cadotte --
ch. 26. Progress of the Ojibways on the Wisconsin and Chippeway Rivers --
ch. 27. Ojibways of the Wisconsin and Chippeway Rivers --
ch. 28. Affairs of the Ojibways on the St. Croix --
ch. 29. The Pillagers --
ch. 30. Ojibways of the Upper Mississippi --
ch. 31. Ojibways of the Upper Mississippi --
ch. 32. Ojibways of the Upper Mississippi --
ch. 33. Endeavors of the British to entice the Ojibways of Lake Superior and Mississippi to join their arms in the War of 1812 --
ch. 34. A brief sketch of the fur trade and fur traders among the Ojibways from the formation of the Northwest Company in 1787 to 1834 --
ch. 35. Events from 1818 to 1826.
Series Title: Borealis (Saint Paul, Minn.), v. 5.
Other Titles: History of the Ojibways, based upon traditions and oral statements
Responsibility: William W. Warren ; with an introduction by W. Roger Buffalohead.
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During the early period of white settlement, William Warren -- the son of white man and an Ojibway woman -- recorded the oral traditions of the Ojibway Indians of the Upper Mississippi and Lake Superior regions. His vivid descriptions include Ojibway customs, family life, totemic system, hunting methods, and relations with other tribal groups and with the whites.

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