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The people named the Chippewa : narrative histories

Author: Gerald Robert Vizenor
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author "recounts the experiences of ... the Chippewa [also known as Ojibwa and Anishinaabe] as they met missionaries, capitalists, government bureaucrats, and anthropologists."
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gerald Robert Vizenor
ISBN: 0816613052 9780816613052 0816613060 9780816613069
OCLC Number: 9971255
Description: 172 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Traditional origins --
[1]. The people named the Chippewa --
Language and names --
Dreams and music --
Anthropological and historical inventions --
Woodland reservations --
[2]. Shadows at La Pointe --
[3]. Three Anishinaabeg writers --
William Whipple Warren --
Kahgegagahbowh : George Copway --
Kahkewaquonaby : Peter Jones --
[4]. Old Crow Wing to White Earth --
Old Crow Wing --
White Earth Reservation --
[5]. Boarding school remembrance --
Windmill at the federal school --
Hog cart at the mission school --
Geometric blood and untribal education --
[6]. Firewater labels and methodologies --
[7]. Dennis of Wounded --
February 12, 1974 --
Leech Lake Reservation --
Washington to Wounded Knee --
The informer was a pilot --
Sanctuaries from vengeance --
[8]. The shaman and terminal creeds --
Shamans and the clerks --
The burial of John Ka Ka Geesick --
Cora Katherine Sheppo --
Epilogue --
Bibliography : books about the Anishinaabeg --
Index.
Responsibility: Gerald Vizenor.

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The author "recounts the experiences of ... the Chippewa [also known as Ojibwa and Anishinaabe] as they met missionaries, capitalists, government bureaucrats, and anthropologists."

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