Ojibwa Narratives of Charles and Charlotte Kawbawgam and Jacques LePique, 1893-1895

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780814325155
  • Publisher: Wayne State University Press
  • Publication date: 5/28/1994
  • Series: Great Lakes Bks.
  • Pages: 168
  • Product dimensions: 5.95 (w) x 8.97 (h) x 0.42 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 9
Editor's Introduction 11
Introductory note 21
Nanabozho 25
Kawbawgam's Remarks on Nanabozho 30
How Nanabozho Came to Have a Wolf Companion 32
Nanabozho in Time of Famine 33
The Diver 36
Nanabozho Plays at Being Dead 37
The Lost War Party 38
Thunderbirds and the Medicine Root 40
The Mishi Ginabig and the Thunderbirds 42
Mishi Ginabig in Lake Michigamme 43
Water Spirits in Sable Lake 45
The Curing of I-que-wa-gun 48
The Great Turtle 51
The Girl and the Midewug 52
The Midewiwin 55
The Jessakkiwin and the Mide 57
The Jessakkiwin 59
The Cedar Knife 61
Paying the Devil 65
Fasting and Medicine Songs 67
Iron Maker 69
Note on Iron Maker 70
Kwasind 71
Nibawnawbe 74
A Famine and How a Medicine Man Saved the People 79
Fragment of a Medicine Story 81
The Snow Rabbit and the North Wind 83
The Man Who Died Three Times 84
The Man from the World Above 85
The Robin 89
The Whippoorwill 90
The Sister's Ghost 91
The Beast Men 92
The Great Skunk 96
The Great Bear of the West 97
The Great Skunk and the Great Bear of the West 101
Wampum Hair 102
The Girls and the Porcupine 108
Chickadee Boy 109
The League of the Four Upper Algonquian Nations 112
Fight with the Iroquois 114
Two Stories of Sauks Head 116
Sauks at Portage Entry 122
Some Ojibwa History 124
Wyagaw 126
Our Brother-in-Law's Adventures 129
Aitkin and the Ojibwa 131
The Story of a Half-breed 134
Major Rains 138
Jacques LePique's Reminiscences, Preliminary Note 139
Reminiscences of Jacques LePique - A Journey to the Arctic 141
Adventures on the Prairie (about 1833) A Massacre by the Sioux 142
Jacques' Life at the Sault and on Lake Superior 144
Overland Trails 152
Some Ojibwa Place Names 154
Ojibwa Names of the Twelve Moons or Months of the Year 158
Notes On Kawbawgam 159
Appendix 161
Bibliography 163
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