Memories Myths and Dreams of an Ojibwe Leader


Author:
Berens, William|Brown, Jennifer S. H.|Hallowell, A. Irving
Grade Levels:
Eleven, Twelve, College, University
Nation:
Ojibwe, Subarctic
Book Type:
PB
Pages:
261
Publisher:
McGill-Queen's University Press

Price:
Sale price$32.95
Stock:
In stock

Description

Memories, Myths and Dreams of an Ojibwe Leader is the new publication from McGill-Queen's University Press documenting the stories of traditional Ojibwe leader, William Berens (1866-1947). The stories, oral traditions, legends, dream experiences, reminiscences, and narratives were recorded by anthropologist A. Irving Hallowell (1892-1974). The collection is organized into four main sections that cover an introduction to the collaboration; Reminiscences of Chief William Berens; Dibaajimowinan, Stories and Dreams for Living; and Aadizookaanag, Myths. Chief Berens recounts his childhood; recollections on mission and treaty at Berens River; surveying and working with HBC; hunting and fishing; engagement and marriage; health and illness; and frightening experiences.

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