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Alternate forms: Ojibwa, Ojibway, Oji-Cree
Contributor: Fiero, Charles E. | Aamatinaa | Black, Alex | Black, Joseph | Black, Maggie | Bushey, James | James, Aglaba | James, Magnus | Kakegamick, Bello | Kanate, Isaac | Keeper, William | Keesic, Tony | Keesick, Leo | Keesigwayaush, Joe | King, John George | Lawson, Christine | Lawson, Isaac | Loon, Peter | Meekis, Donald | Mezzetay, Jimmy | Miciki (Mihcuje) | Moose, Absalom | Moose, Joe | Paishk, Joe | Pehcec | Perrault, Albert | Perrault, John | Perrault, Mary | Pittman, R. S. | Quill, Benjamin | Quill, Emma | Quill, Isaiah (Ayisheya) | Quill, Lillian | Quill, Mary Ann | Quill, Norman (Nwaaman) | Quill, Rose | Quill, Samuel | Quill, Sam, Sr. | Rae, Delius | Strang, Beychayj | Strang, David | Strang, George D. | Suggashie, Willie | Taylor, Maggie | Thompson, Albina | Thompson, Jonah | Thompson, Tommy | Turtle, Albert | Turtle, Edward | Turtle, Ethel | Wassaykeesic, Albert | Yesno, John
Subject: Hunting | Petroglyphs | Food | Religion | Clothing and dress | Grammar | Ontario--History | Minnesota--History
Extent: 2.75 linear feet
Description: Almost all of the Charles E. Fiero Papers reflect varieties of Ojibwe/Anishinaabemowin. Fiero, a missionary linguist, is best known within the field for creating the double-vowel orthography. Series I (the bulk) contains manuscripts, while Series II contains a small volume of digital media that has yet to be transferred. The collection represents fieldwork originally done between 1957 and 1993 (bulk 1957-1970s), chronologically arranged by date of first fieldwork, and contains many retranscriptions and reanalyses by Fiero from subsequent decades, illustrating his understanding of the material. The fieldnotes mostly comprise lexica and texts, and individual folders typically contain detailed background information. Fieldwork was mostly conducted in Ontario. Place names include: Berens River, Deer Lake, Pauingassi, Pikangikum, Poplar Hill, Red Lake, White Earth, Cat Lake, Doghole Bar, Fort Hope, Grassy Narrows, McDowell Lake, North Spirit Lake, and Pickle Lake.
Collection: Charles E. Fiero Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.187)
Alternate forms: Pottawotomi
Date: circa 1925-1967
Contributor: Voegelin, C. F. (Charles Frederick), 1906-1986 | Lilly, Eli, 1885-1977 | Isaac, Smallman | George, William | Soney, William
Subject: Linguistics | Anthropology | Ethnography | Folklore | Petroglyphs | Algonquian languages | Orthography and spelling
Extent: 6 folders
Description: The C. F. Voegelin Papers contain notes, notebooks, stories, photographs, and other linguistic and ethnographic materials relating to Potawatomi (Pottowatomi) language and culture. These are located in both Subcollection I and Subcollection II of the Voegelin Papers. Materials in Subcollection I include relevant correspondence with Eli Lilly (regarding the discovery of inscribed stones and their possible meaning; see photographs referenced below) in Series I. Correspondence; a folder of Ojibwa [Ojibwe] and Pottowatomi [Potawatomi] comparative vocabularies in Series V. Research Notes, Subseries V-A: Language Notes; a folder of three undated "Pottowatomi" notebooks containing texts (with some English translation) and mentioning consultants Smallman Isaac, William George, and William Soney in Series VI. Notebooks; and two images of stones inscribed with Potawatomi petroglyphs, from Elkhart, Indiana, in Series VII. Photographs. These images have been digitized and are available through the APS's Digital Library. In Subcollection II, there are Potawatomi stories in the Eastern Woodland category in Series III. Works by Voegelin, Subseries II: American Indian Tales for Children.
Collection: C. F. Voegelin Papers (Mss.Ms.Coll.68)