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Teaching Spirits: Understanding Native American Religious Traditions

Joseph Epes Brown

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195138757
eISBN:
9780199871759
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195138757.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This book offers a thematic approach to looking at Native American religious traditions. Within the great multiplicity of Native American cultures, the book observes certain common themes that ... More


Louise Erdrich

David Stirrup

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074264
eISBN:
9781781702581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074264.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Louise Erdrich is one of the most critically and commercially successful Native American writers. This book is a fully comprehensive treatment of her writing, analysing the textual complexities and ... More


Count and Mass Across Languages

Diane Massam (ed.)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654277
eISBN:
9780191746048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654277.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

This volume explores the expression of the concepts count and mass in human language and probes the complex relation between seemingly incontrovertible aspects of meaning and their varied grammatical ... More


Ojibwe Beliefs and Rituals in End-of-Life Care: For Eugene Begay and Frank Perez

Christina M. Puchalski

in A Time for Listening and Caring: Spirituality and the Care of the Chronically Ill and Dying

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780195146820
eISBN:
9780199999866
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195146820.003.0014
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Palliative Medicine and Older People

This chapter examines the spiritual traditions, beliefs, and rituals of the Ojibwe Tribe concerning end-of-life care, explaining that respect for all underlies Ojibwe belief systems and that Ojibwe ... More


Claiming Turtle Mountain's Constitution: The History, Legacy, and Future of a Tribal Nation's Founding Documents

Keith, Jr. Richotte

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634517
eISBN:
9781469634531
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634517.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Claiming Turtle Mountain’s Constitution examines the formation and adoption of the first constitution of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians through the eyes of the tribal members who voted ... More


X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Scott Lyons

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, North American Indian leaders commonly signed treaties with the European powers and the American and Canadian governments with an X, signifying their ... More


Picturing the Soul on Manidoo Ziibi

Pamela E. Klassen

in The Story of Radio Mind: A Missionary's Journey on Indigenous Land

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226552569
eISBN:
9780226552873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226552873.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter follows Frederick Du Vernet on his 1898 journey by train, steamer, and canoe to Ojibwe Treaty 3 territory on Manidoo Ziibi, also known as the Rainy River. Visiting Jeremiah and Mary ... More


On the mass/count distinction in Ojibwe

Eric Mathieu

in Count and Mass Across Languages

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654277
eISBN:
9780191746048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654277.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Syntax and Morphology

While it is common in the literature to find claims that Algonquian languages do not have a grammatical mass/count distinction (because many nouns, and according to some authors, all nouns can be ... More


Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Chantal Norrgard

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617299
eISBN:
9781469617312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617299.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Between the 1870s and the 1930s, the Lake Superior Ojibwe negotiated dramatic economic, political, and social changes. Spanning that period, which began with the tribe's removal to reservations and ... More


Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries: Aboriginal Music and Dance in Public Performance

Byron Dueck

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199747641
eISBN:
9780199379859
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199747641.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, History, American

Musical Intimacies and Indigenous Imaginaries considers several genres of music and dance currently performed in First Nations and Métis communities in the western Canadian province of ... More


Mining, Toxics, and Environmental Justice for the Anishinaabe

Nancy Langston

in Sustaining Lake Superior: An Extraordinary Lake in a Changing World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780300212983
eISBN:
9780300231663
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300212983.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

In 2011, a company named Gogebic Taconite (GTAC) formed in order to develop the largest open-pit mine in the world—just upstream of the Bad River Band’s reservation on Lake Superior. Owned by Cline ... More


Introduction

Chantal Norrgard

in Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617299
eISBN:
9781469617312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617299.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to explore two key dimensions of Ojibwe history, looking particularly at labor and tribal sovereignty. Beginning with the negotiation ... More


From Berries To Orchards: The Transformation of Gathering

Chantal Norrgard

in Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617299
eISBN:
9781469617312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617299.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the social and cultural significance of berrying for the Ojibwe. As a form of gathering, berrying was central to the traditional economies of the Ojibwe people. It took on a new ... More


They Can'T Arrest Me. We Got Treaty Rights!: Criminalizing Hunting and Trapping

Chantal Norrgard

in Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617299
eISBN:
9781469617312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617299.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter shows how hunting and trapping grew in importance as commercial activities following the fur trade and became a site of political resistance as states focused on restricting treaty ... More


Apital and Commercialization: The struggle to fish

Chantal Norrgard

in Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617299
eISBN:
9781469617312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617299.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines Ojibwes work in the Lake Superior commercial fishing industry and the challenges that the growth of fishing monopolies presented to Ojibwe autonomy over their labor. Fishing ... More


From Landlords to Laborers: Work in the Lumber Industry

Chantal Norrgard

in Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617299
eISBN:
9781469617312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617299.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter investigates what it meant for Ojibwes to become laborers on lands that were once their own and workers in an industry that depended on cessions of their land and timber for its success. ... More


Tourist Colonialism: Reinventing the Wilderness and Redefining Labor

Chantal Norrgard

in Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617299
eISBN:
9781469617312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617299.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the politics of Ojibwe work in the tourist industry as the regional economy shifted from industrial capitalism to tourism in the early twentieth century. Because tourists ... More


Conclusion

Chantal Norrgard

in Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781469617299
eISBN:
9781469617312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617299.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines the connections between Ojibwe assertions of sovereignty through their labor and the activism of later generations of Ojibwes as part of the treaty rights movement that began in ... More


Wild Hope: Love, Money and Mythic Identity in the Novels of Louise Erdrich1

William Blazek

in American Mythologies: Essays on Contemporary Literature

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853237365
eISBN:
9781846312540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780853237365.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine novels as chronicles that combine Ojibwe mythology and contemporary US culture in ways which reinvest a sense of mythic identity within a ... More


Politically Purposeful Work: Ojibwe Women’s Labor and Leadership in Postwar Minneapolis

Brenda J. Child

in Indigenous Women and Work: From Labor to Activism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037153
eISBN:
9780252094262
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037153.003.0016
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter takes as its starting point an oral history project with a number of inspirational Minnesota Ojibwe women who lived and worked in Minneapolis, among them Gertrude Howard Buckanaga, Pat ... More


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