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Contributor: Kidder, Homer H. (Homer Huntington), 1874-1950
Extent: 1 volume
Description: Table of contents; appendix of materials from printed sources; approximately 60 tales obtained from aged Ojibwa speakers of Sault Ste. Marie with aid of "half-breed" interpreter. Similar to tales of Schoolcraft and James A. Jones. Copied and rearranged in 1918.
Collection: Ojibwa myths and halfbreed tales (Mss.398.2.K534)
Alternate forms: Ojibwa, Chippewa
Date: November 16, 1830; February 25, 1836; June 29, 1847; August 12, 1898; May 10, 1912; 1956
Contributor: 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)
Extent: 6 items
Description: 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.
Collection: Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection (Mss.Ms.Coll.200)