Ponteach or the Savages of America: A Tragedy is a study of the 1766 drama published in Britain. It is unique because it is the first play about Aboriginal peoples published in Great Britain. Editor Tiffany Porter adds helpful introductions and additional discussions about the Odawa leader, Pontian, and his significance.
Aboriginal Ontario: Historical Perspectives on the First Nations is a collection of 17 archaeological and historical essays about the history of First Nations in Ontario from precontact to the 1980s. The 14 authors offer accounts about the Algonquian and Iroquoian First Nations whose traditional territories covered the whole of the province. The first part of the book looks at the climate and landforms of the region as well as the material culture of the First Nations from the perspective of the archaeologist.
The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815 by historian Richard White is part of Cambridge University Press series, Studies in North American Indian History. This book seeks to step outside the simple stories of Indian/white relations|stories of conquest and assimilation and stories of cultural persistence. It is, instead, about a search for accommodation and common meaning.
OUT OF STOCK Daphne Odjig's artistic career is rooted in her personal history and experiences as a self-taught First Nations artist and woman. Of mixed English and Potawatomi descent, Odjig grew up in the village of Wikwemikong on Manitoulin Island, where she experienced the culture of her ancestors. Her grandfather, Jonas Odjig, was a great influence in her life, teaching her Potawatomi traditions, customs and legends, and the rich pictorial styles of the art of the Anishinaabe.
The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: A Selection is a reprint of the 1963 original publication. This edition contains selected documents drawn from the Reuben Thwaites collection of volumes of the Jesuit Relations. Mealing selected documents that illustrated the Jesuits and their mission to the Huron (Wendat) Nation as well as their influence and role in the French expansion into North America.
OUT OF PRINT Daphne Odjig: Four Decades of Prints is the exhibition catalogue that accompanied the Kamloops Art Gallery's 2005 exhibition of Odjig's prints selected from her outstanding career. Daphne Odjig (1919- ) was born on Wikwemikong, Manitoulin Island to a Potawatomi father and his English war-bride wife. Norval Morrisseau has called Daphne Odjig, "Picasso's Grandmother." Art historians consider her one of the Indian Group of Seven along with Jackson Beardy, Carl Ray, Joseph Sanchez, Eddy Cobiness, Norval Morrisseau and Alex Janvier.
Rethinking Michigan Indian History is a new teacher resource that provides lesson ideas for challenging current understandings of Ojibwe, Odawa, Potawatomi and Wendat of Michigan. With resources ideal for grade four to high school and beyond, this teacher guide tackles common stereotypes, treaties, heroes, and the role of maps in understanding history. Divided into four sections, the book looks at common stereotypes of Native Americans and First Nations found in sports mascots, advertising, and visual images found in any classroom.
Museum exhibition catalogue of Minnesota Historical Society Museum about Great Lakes fur trade. Focus on Minnesota Ojibwe. Photos of tools, clothing, and trade items shown in the exhibit are accompanied by reproductions of eighteenth-century paintings and drawings, some in colour.