Ojibwe materials, Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection

Ojibwe includes: Ojibwa, Chippewa, Ojibway
Anishinaabe includes: Anishinaabeg, Anishinabe, Nishnaabe, Anishinabek
English | Ojibwe
November 16, 1830; February 25, 1836; June 29, 1847; August 12, 1898; May 10, 1912; 1956
Kurath, Gertrude Prokosch | Sapir, Edward, 1884-1939 | Maness, Edwin | Schoolcraft, Henry Rowe, 1793-1864 | Kidder, Homer H. (Homer Huntington), 1874-1950 | Copway, George, 1818-1869 (Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh)
Education | Mythology | Music | Folklore
Correspondence | Receipts | Transcriptions | Songs | Stories
6 items
Relavent materials can be found in the finding aid under the specific dates listed. Nineteenth-century correspondence from Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh (George Copway) regarding Chippewa education efforts; Schoolcraft's work on "Indian tales," a vocabulary of the Algic requested by James Barbour, and biographical sketches of chiefs; Kidder obtained tales from Charley Bawgam and Jack LaPique on murder of trader, Aitken, 1837, and on mermaid tradition among Ojibwe. Under May 10, 1912, there is a 2-page "A Story of Turtle and His Brother'' in Ojibwe and English, told by Edwin Maness of Sarnia Reserve, Ontraio, and recorded by Edward Sapir. Also 1956 transcription of the Ojibwe songs from Lac du Flambeau by Willie Catfish, cataloged in Mss.Rec.75.
Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection Mss.Ms.Coll.200