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My grandfather's knocking sticks : Ojibwe family life and labor on the reservation / Brenda J. Child.

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Crookston Public Library 977.682 CHI (Text) 33500012023388 Main Available -
Gonvick LINK Site 977.682 CHI (Text) 33500012023396 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780873519243
  • ISBN: 0873519248
  • Physical Description: 242 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: St. Paul, MN : Minnesota Historical Society Press, [2014]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Child uses her grandparents' story as a gateway into discussion of various kinds of labor and survival in Great Lakes Ojibwe communities, from traditional ricing to opportunistic bootlegging, from healing dances to sustainable fishing. The result is a portrait of daily work and family life on reservations in the first half of the twentieth century"-- Provided by publisher.
Author Notes

Brenda J. Child, is also Red Lake Ojibwe and Northrop professor of American studies and American Indian studies at the University of Minnesota, and curator of the new exhibit at the Mille Lacs Indian Museum, "Ziibaaska’ iganagooday: The Jingle Dress at 100". She is the author of the critically acclaimed children's picture book, Bowwow Powwow illustrated by Ojibwe artist, Jonathan Thunder which features a jingle dress dancer. She has been featured in Indian Country Today, Native America Calling, Minnesota Public Radio, and has lectured at the National Museum of the American Indian.

Subject: Auginash, Fred, 1888-1957.
Auginash, Jeanette, 1905-
Ojibwa Indians > History > 20th century.
Ojibwa Indians > Social life and customs > 20th century.
Ojibwa Indians > Social conditions > 20th century.
Red Lake Indian Reservation (Minn.)
Subsistence hunting > Minnesota.
Wild rice > Harvesting > Minnesota.
Prohibition > Minnesota > Red Lake Indian Reservation > Anecdotes.
Ojibwa Indians > Biography.
HISTORY > Native American.
SOCIAL SCIENCE > Ethnic Studies > Native American Studies.

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