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MS 2270 Ojibway and English Names of Places in Bois Forte Band Country, Minnesota

Collector:
Gilfillan, J. A. (Joseph Alexander), 1838-1913  Search this
Extent:
68 Pages
Culture:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Includes names of places in Northern Minnesota (in Ojibwa) in the region inhabited by the Boise Forte band. (464 names). These names are different from those in Manuscript 2581.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 2270
Topic:
Names, place -- Chippewa  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Ojibwa language  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 2270, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS2270
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms2270

Ruth Landes papers

Correspondent:
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Wallis, Ruth Sawtell, 1895-1978  Search this
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991  Search this
Lopez, Salvador  Search this
Little, Kenneth  Search this
Wilson, Maggie  Search this
Whitecloud, Thomas St. Germain  Search this
Henry, Jules, 1904-1969  Search this
Hellman, Ellen  Search this
Haugen, Einar  Search this
Gough, Kathleen  Search this
Lewis, Oscar  Search this
Kaberry, Phyllis Mary, 1910-  Search this
Imes, Elmer Samuel, 1883-1941  Search this
Strong, William Duncan, 1899-1962  Search this
Steyn, Anna F.  Search this
Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961  Search this
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962  Search this
Solecki, Ralph S.  Search this
Sparta, Francisco  Search this
Rubin, Joan  Search this
Rubin, Vera  Search this
Rodnick, David  Search this
Rogers, Edward S.  Search this
Ritzenthaler, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1911-1980  Search this
Roberts, Robert W.  Search this
Ramo, Arthur  Search this
Richards, Audrey  Search this
Preston, Richard J.  Search this
Verger, Pierre  Search this
Vennum, Thomas  Search this
Topash, Mary  Search this
Topash, Joe  Search this
Teskey, Lynn  Search this
Taylor, Beryl  Search this
Tanner, Helen Hornbeck  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Quain, Buell H. (Buell Halvor), 1912-1939  Search this
Dunning, William  Search this
Douglas, William A.  Search this
Eggan, Fred, 1906-1991  Search this
Edmondson, Munro S.  Search this
Black, Mary B.  Search this
Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948  Search this
Domengeaux, James  Search this
Feldman, Albert G.  Search this
Feder, Norman  Search this
Gacs, Ute  Search this
Franklin, John Hope  Search this
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Erickson, Vincent O.  Search this
Falk, Minna R.  Search this
Faitlovitch, V.  Search this
Alberto Torres, Heloisa  Search this
Buck, Pearl  Search this
Bruce, Harold E.  Search this
Borri, Rina  Search this
Boggs, Stephen Taylor  Search this
Arensberg, Conrad M. (Conrad Maynadier), 1910-1997  Search this
Baldus, Herbert  Search this
Barnouw, Victor  Search this
Bateson, Mary Catherine  Search this
Lurie, Nancy Oestreich  Search this
Malherbe, E.G.  Search this
Marks, Eli S.  Search this
Masha, Louise  Search this
Maslow, Will  Search this
Masquat, Joseph M.  Search this
Mayer, Kurt B.  Search this
McWilliams, Carey  Search this
Bunche, Ralph J.  Search this
Carneiro, Edison  Search this
Chilver, E. M.  Search this
Chilver, Richard  Search this
Clifton, James A.  Search this
Colson, Elizabeth F.  Search this
Daveron, Alexander  Search this
Lowenfeld, Margaret, 1890-1973  Search this
Officer, James E.  Search this
Odum, Howard W.  Search this
Park, Alice  Search this
Paredes, Anthony  Search this
Paton, Alan, 1903-1988  Search this
Park, George  Search this
Prado, Idabel do  Search this
Peschel, Keewaydinoquay M.  Search this
Merwe, Hendrik W. van der  Search this
Murphy, Robert Francis  Search this
Messing, Simon D.  Search this
Neumann, Anita  Search this
Nef, Evelyn Stefansson  Search this
Nocktonick, Louise  Search this
Neumann, Walter  Search this
Creator:
Landes, Ruth, 1908-1991  Search this
Names:
Columbia University Research in Contemporary Cultures  Search this
Committee on Fair Employment Practices  Search this
Fisk University  Search this
Johnson, Charles S.  Search this
Landes, Ruth, 1908-1991  Search this
Park, Robert E.  Search this
Extent:
26.5 Linear feet ((63 document boxes and 1 oversized box))
Culture:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
African American  Search this
Dakota (Eastern Sioux)  Search this
African  Search this
Acadians  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Jews -- American  Search this
Latinos -- California  Search this
Brazilians  Search this
Basques  Search this
American Indians  Search this
Afro-Brazilians  Search this
Africans  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Quebec -- Bilingualism
United Kingdom -- colored immigration
South Africa
Date:
1928-1992
Summary:
Most of Ruth Landes's papers relate directly or indirectly to Landes's American Indian research, her work in Brazil, and her study of bilingualism. There is also a considerable amount of material that relates to her experiences (sometimes fictionalized) at Fisk University. There is only small amount of material related to her other interests. Her collection also has material of and relating to the Brazilian folklorist and journalist Edison Carneiro. There is also noteworthy material concerning Herbert Baldus, Ruth Benedict, Elmer C. Imes, Charles S. Johnson, and Robert E. Park. There is a large amount of printed and processed materials in the collection, mainly in the form of newspaper clippings and a collection of scholarly papers.
Scope and Contents:
This collection is mainly comprised of the professional papers of Ruth Schlossberg Landes. Included are correspondence, journals, published and unpublished manuscripts of writings, research materials including field notes and reading notes, photographs, drawings, scholarly papers and publications by other scholars, and clippings from newspapers and periodicals.

Landes's field research on Candomblé in Brazil is well-represented in this collection, consisting of her field journals, writings, and photographs. Also present are Maggie Wilson's stories that were the basis for Landes's The Ojibwa Woman. Unfortunately, Landes was unable to locate her journals for her early research with the Ojibwa/Chippewa, Potawatomi, and Dakota. There are, however, field photographs of the Ojibwa/Chippewa and Potawatomi in the collection. There is also a great deal of her research on groups, especially minorities, in multilingual states with particular focus on the French of Quebec, Basques of Spain and the United States, Boers and Blacks of South Africa, the several socio-linguistic groups of Switzerland, and Acadians (Cajuns) of Louisiana. In the collection are several drafts of her unpublished manuscript on bilingualism, "Tongues that Defy the State." There is also a small amount of material about Black Jews of New York and considerable material about Landes's experience among African Americans when she taught briefly at Fisk University, including her unpublished manuscript "Now, at Athens," containing fictional and autobiographical accounts of her time at Fisk.

Reflections of other facets of Landes's professional activities are also included. Some materials concern her teaching activities, and there is also documentation of her work with the Fair Employment Practices Commission (a federal government agency during the administration of Franklin D. Roosevelt) and a similar private organization which immediately succeeded the FEPA; Gunnar Myrdal's research into the plight of African Americans ("The Negro in America"); the Research in Contemporary Cultures project at Columbia University; and the American Jewish Congress.

Among Landes's correspondents are Ruth Benedict, Franz Boas, Margaret Mead, Ralph Bunche, Herbert Baldus, Edison Carneiro, Sally Chilver, Frances Densmore, Sol Tax, Elmer S. Imes, Charles S. Johnson, Robert E. Park, and Hendrik W. van der Merwe.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into 6 series: (1) Correspondence, 1931-1991; (2) Research Materials, circa 1930s-1990; (3) Writings, circa 1930s-1990; (4) Teaching Materials, 1935-1975, undated; (5) Biographical and Personal Files, 1928-1988; (6) Graphic Materials, 1933-1978, undated
Biographical Note:
Ruth Schlossberg Landes was born on October 8, 1908 in New York City. Her father was Joseph Schlossberg, an activist in the Yiddish labor socialist community and one of the founders of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America. She studied sociology at New York University (B.A. 1928) and social work at the New York School of Social Work, Columbia University (M.S.W. 1929). While in graduate school, Landes studied Black Jews in Harlem for her master's thesis, a topic that developed her interests in anthropology.

After graduating in 1929, she worked as a social worker in Harlem and married Victor Landes, a medical student and son of family friends. Their marriage ended after two years when she enrolled in the doctoral program in anthropology at Columbia against her husband's wishes. She kept his surname due to the stigma of being a divorced woman.

At Columbia, Landes studied under Franz Boas and Ruth Benedict, her main advisor. Under the guidance of Benedict, Landes moved away from further study of African Americans to focus on Native American communities. Upon Benedict's suggestion, Landes studied the social organization of the Ojibwa in Manitou Rapids in Ontario from 1932 to 1936 for her Ph.D. fieldwork. Her dissertation, Ojibwa Sociology, was published in 1937. Landes also contributed "The Ojibwa of Canada" in Cooperation and Competition among Primitive Peoples (1937), a volume edited by Margaret Mead. In 1938, Landes published Ojibwa Women (1938), a book written in collaboration with Maggie Wilson, an Ojibwa interpreter and informant.

In addition to studying the Ojibwa in Ontario, Landes also conducted fieldwork with the Chippewa of Red Lake, Minnesota in 1933, working closely with shaman or midé Will Rogers. Her book, Ojibwa Religion and the Midéwiwin (1968) was based largely on her research with Rogers and Maggie Wilson. In 1935 and 1936, she undertook fieldwork with the Santee Dakota in Minnesota and the Potawatomi in Kansas. Like Ojibwa Religion and the Midéwiwin, her books on the Santee Dakota and Potawatomi were not published until several years later—The Mystic Lake Sioux: Sociology of the Mdewakantonwan Sioux was published in 1968 while The Prairie Potawatomi was published in 1970. In between her field research in the 1930s and the publication of The Prairie Potawatomi, Landes returned to Kansas to study the Potawatomi in the 1950s and 1960s.

Landes's plan to continue her studies with the Potawatomi in 1937 changed when Benedict invited her to join a team of researchers from Columbia University in Brazil. Landes was to conduct research on Afro-Brazilians in Bahia, Brazil, while Walter Lipkind, Buell Quain, and Charles Wagley studied indigenous people in the Amazons. To prepare for her research, Landes was at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee in 1937 and 1938 to consult with Robert Park and Donald Pierson and to use the university's library collections of African and African American materials. During that time, Landes also held a teaching position at Fisk and lived in the non-segregated women's residence on campus. Landes later wrote "Now, at Athens," an unpublished memoir containing fictional and true accounts of her experiences at Fisk.

From 1938 to 1939, Landes conducted fieldwork on the role of Afro-Brazilian women and homosexuals in the Candomblé religion in Bahia, Brazil. Unable to move freely by herself in Brazil as a single woman, Landes was accompanied by Edison Carneiro, a Bahian journalist and folklorist. With Carneiro as her companion, Landes was allowed access to rituals and people that would have been closed off to her otherwise. Due to her association with Carneiro, a member of the Brazilian Communist Party, Landes was suspected of being a communist and was forced to leave Bahia early. Publications from her research in Brazil include "A Cult Matriarchate and Male Homosexuality" (1940) and City of Women (1947). She returned to Brazil in 1966 to study the effects of urban development in Rio de Janeiro. In 1967, a Portuguese translation of City of Women was published, a project that Carneiro had commissioned as the first director of the Ministry of Education and Culture's Special National Agency for the Protection of Folklore.

Landes returned to New York in 1939, working briefly as a researcher for Gunnar Myrdal's study of African Americans. Unable to obtain a permanent position at a university, she worked in several other short term positions throughout most of her career. During World War II, Landes was a research director for the Office of the Coordinator for Inter-American Affairs (1941) and consultant for President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Fair Employment Practices Committee on African American and Mexican American cases (1941-44). In 1945, Landes directed a program created by Pearl S. Buck and a group of interdenominational clergy to analyze pending New York anti-discrimination legislation. She moved to California the following year to work for the Los Angeles Metropolitan Welfare Council on a study of race and youth gangs. After her contract ended, she moved back to New York and was hired as a contract researcher for the American Jewish Congress (1948-50). She also participated in Columbia University's Research in Contemporary Cultures (1949-51), studying Jewish families. She coauthored with Mark Zborowski, "Hypothesis concerning the Eastern European Jewish Family." From 1951 to 1952, Landes spent a year in London, funded by a Fulbright fellowship to study colored colonial immigrants and race relations in Great Britain.

After her fellowship ended, Landes returned to the United States and held short term appointments at several universities. She taught at the William Alanson White Psychiatric Institution in New York (1953-54), the New School for Social Research in New York (1953-55), University of Kansas (1957, 1964), University of Southern California (1957-62), Columbia University (1963), Los Angeles State College (1963), and Tulane University (1964). At Claremont Graduate School, Landes helped to develop and direct the Claremont Anthropology and Education Program (1959-62).

It was not until 1965 that Landes obtained a permanent faculty position at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario; she was recruited for the position by Richard Slobodin. Due to Ontario's age retirement law, Landes was forced to retire in 1973 at the age of 65. She continued to teach part-time until 1977, when she became professor emerita.

Landes passed away at the age of 82 on February 11, 1991.

Sources Consulted

Cole, Sally. 2003. Ruth Landes: A Life in Anthropology. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press.

Chronology

1908 October 8 -- Born Ruth Schlossberg in New York City

1928 -- B.A. in sociology, New York University

1929 -- M.S.W., New York School of Social Work, Columbia University

1929-1931 -- Social worker in Harlem Married to Victor Landes

1929-1934 -- Studied Black Jews in Harlem

1931 -- Began graduate work in anthropology at Columbia University

1932-1936 -- Studied the Ojibwa in Ontario and Minnesota (in field periodically)

1933-1940 -- Research Fellow, Columbia University

1935 Summer-Fall -- Studied the Santee Sioux (Dakota) in Minnesota

1935-1936 -- Studied the Potawatomi in Kansas

1935 -- Ph.D., Columbia University

1937 -- Instructor, Brooklyn College

1937-1938 -- Instructor, Fisk University

1938-1939 -- Studied Afro-Brazilians and Candomblé in Brazil, especially at Bahia

1939 -- Researcher on Gunnar Myrdal's study, "The Negro in America"

1941 -- Research Director, Office of Inter American Affairs, Washington, D.C.

1941-1945 -- Representative for Negro and Mexican American Affairs, Fair Employment Practices Committee (FEPC), President Franklin D. Roosevelt Administration

1944 -- Interim Director, Committee Against Racial Discrimination, New York

1946-1947 -- Researcher, study of Mexican American youth, gangs, and families, Los Angeles Metropolitan Council

1948-1951 -- Researcher, American Jewish Congress, New York

1949-1951 -- Research consultant, study on Jewish families in New York for Research in Contemporary Cultures Project, Columbia University

1951-1952 -- Fulbright Scholar, to study colored colonial immigration into Great Britain

1953-1954 -- Lecturer, William Alanson White Psychiatric Institution, New York

1953-1955 -- Lecturer, New School for Social Research, New York

1956-1957 -- Married to Ignacio Lutero Lopez

1957 Summer -- Visiting Professor, University of Kansas

1957-1958 -- Visiting Professor, University of Southern California

1957-1965 -- Consultant, California agencies (Department of Social Work, Bureau of Mental Hygiene, Department of Education, Public Health Department) and San Francisco Police Department

1958-1959 -- Director, Geriatrics Program, Los Angeles City Health Department

1959-1962 -- Visiting Professor and Director of Anthropology and Education Program, Claremont Graduate School

1962 -- Extension Lecturer, University of California, Los Angeles and University of California, Berkeley

1963 -- Extension Lecturer, Columbia University Extension Lecturer, Los Angeles State College

1963-1965 -- Consultant, International Business Machines (IBM)

1964 January-June -- Visiting Professor, Tulane University

1964 Summer -- Field work with Potawatomi in Kansas Professor, University of Kansas

1965-1975 -- Professor at McMaster University

1966 -- Studied urban development in Rio de Janeiro

1968-1975 -- Studied bilingualism and biculturalism in Spain, Switzerland, South Africa, United States, and Canada (in Spain and the United States concentrated on Basques)

1975 -- Became part-time faculty member at McMaster University

1977 -- Professor Emerita, McMaster University

1978 -- Award of Merit from the University of Wisconsin, Green Bay

1991 February 11 -- Died in Hamilton, Ontario

1991 -- Establishment of the Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund at Research Institute for the Study of Man (RISM)
Related Materials:
Correspondence from Ruth Landes can be found in the William Duncan Strong Papers, the Leonard Bloomfield Papers, and MS 7369. The Ruth Bunzel Papers contains a copy of a grant application by Landes.
Provenance:
These papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by Ruth Landes in 1991.
Restrictions:
The Ruth Landes papers are open for research. The nitrate negatives in this collection have been separated from the collection and stored offsite. Access to nitrate negatives is restricted due to preservation concerns.

Access to the Ruth Landes papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Midéwiwin  Search this
Bilingualism  Search this
Aging  Search this
Candomblé (Religion)  Search this
Citation:
Ruth Landes papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.1991-04
See more items in:
Ruth Landes papers
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-1991-04
Online Media:

Articles (1 of 3)

Collection Correspondent:
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Wallis, Ruth Sawtell, 1895-1978  Search this
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991  Search this
Lopez, Salvador  Search this
Little, Kenneth  Search this
Wilson, Maggie  Search this
Whitecloud, Thomas St. Germain  Search this
Henry, Jules, 1904-1969  Search this
Hellman, Ellen  Search this
Haugen, Einar  Search this
Gough, Kathleen  Search this
Lewis, Oscar  Search this
Kaberry, Phyllis Mary, 1910-  Search this
Imes, Elmer Samuel, 1883-1941  Search this
Strong, William Duncan, 1899-1962  Search this
Steyn, Anna F.  Search this
Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961  Search this
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962  Search this
Solecki, Ralph S.  Search this
Sparta, Francisco  Search this
Rubin, Joan  Search this
Rubin, Vera  Search this
Rodnick, David  Search this
Rogers, Edward S.  Search this
Ritzenthaler, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1911-1980  Search this
Roberts, Robert W.  Search this
Ramo, Arthur  Search this
Richards, Audrey  Search this
Preston, Richard J.  Search this
Verger, Pierre  Search this
Vennum, Thomas  Search this
Topash, Mary  Search this
Topash, Joe  Search this
Teskey, Lynn  Search this
Taylor, Beryl  Search this
Tanner, Helen Hornbeck  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Quain, Buell H. (Buell Halvor), 1912-1939  Search this
Dunning, William  Search this
Douglas, William A.  Search this
Eggan, Fred, 1906-1991  Search this
Edmondson, Munro S.  Search this
Black, Mary B.  Search this
Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948  Search this
Domengeaux, James  Search this
Feldman, Albert G.  Search this
Feder, Norman  Search this
Gacs, Ute  Search this
Franklin, John Hope  Search this
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Erickson, Vincent O.  Search this
Falk, Minna R.  Search this
Faitlovitch, V.  Search this
Alberto Torres, Heloisa  Search this
Buck, Pearl  Search this
Bruce, Harold E.  Search this
Borri, Rina  Search this
Boggs, Stephen Taylor  Search this
Arensberg, Conrad M. (Conrad Maynadier), 1910-1997  Search this
Baldus, Herbert  Search this
Barnouw, Victor  Search this
Bateson, Mary Catherine  Search this
Lurie, Nancy Oestreich  Search this
Malherbe, E.G.  Search this
Marks, Eli S.  Search this
Masha, Louise  Search this
Maslow, Will  Search this
Masquat, Joseph M.  Search this
Mayer, Kurt B.  Search this
McWilliams, Carey  Search this
Bunche, Ralph J.  Search this
Carneiro, Edison  Search this
Chilver, E. M.  Search this
Chilver, Richard  Search this
Clifton, James A.  Search this
Colson, Elizabeth F.  Search this
Daveron, Alexander  Search this
Lowenfeld, Margaret, 1890-1973  Search this
Officer, James E.  Search this
Odum, Howard W.  Search this
Park, Alice  Search this
Paredes, Anthony  Search this
Paton, Alan, 1903-1988  Search this
Park, George  Search this
Prado, Idabel do  Search this
Peschel, Keewaydinoquay M.  Search this
Merwe, Hendrik W. van der  Search this
Murphy, Robert Francis  Search this
Messing, Simon D.  Search this
Neumann, Anita  Search this
Nef, Evelyn Stefansson  Search this
Nocktonick, Louise  Search this
Neumann, Walter  Search this
Collection Creator:
Landes, Ruth, 1908-1991  Search this
Container:
Box 56
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
-"The Abnormal among the Ojibwa Indians," Journal of abnormal and social psychology, v. 33, no. 1 (1938), pp. 14-33 (a few annotations)

-"Biracialism in American society: a comparative view," reprint from American anthropologist, v. 57, no. 6 (1955), pp. 1253-1263

-"A cult matriarchate and malehomosexuality," reprint from Journal of abnormal and social psychology, v. 35, no. 3 (1940), pp. 386-397 (electrostatic copy from printed article)

-Comment on articles by Margaret Mead and Victor Goldkind concerning field work as an ideology, The western Canadian journal of anthropology, v. 3, no. 3 (1973), pp. 44-46 (entire issue included)

-Comment on Lou Marano, "Windigo psychosis: the anatomy of an emic etic confusion," Current anthropology, v. 23, no. 4 (1982), pp. 401

-Comment on review of The Ojibwa Woman by Eleanor Leacock, Current Anthropology, v. 20, no. 1 (1979), pp. 184
Collection Restrictions:
The Ruth Landes papers are open for research. The nitrate negatives in this collection have been separated from the collection and stored offsite. Access to nitrate negatives is restricted due to preservation concerns.

Access to the Ruth Landes papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Ruth Landes papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Ruth Landes papers
Ruth Landes papers / Series 3: Writings / 3.2: Publications
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1991-04-ref914

MS 1853 Ojibwa notes collected by Truman Michelson in Odanah, Wisconsin

Collector:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938  Search this
Extent:
1 Notebook (98 pages)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notebooks
Folklore
Narratives
Vocabulary
Field notes
Place:
Odanah (Wis.)
Date:
1925 August
Scope and Contents:
Truman Michelson traveled to Odanah, Wisconsin on August 21, 1925 to study the Ojibwa. These notes, collected by Michelson at that time, cover the physical anthropology, linguistics, and ethnology of the Ojibwa. The notes include anthropometric measurements, notes on gentes, stories, and Ojibwa terms and phrases with English glosses
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 1853
Local Note:
Title changed from "Ethnology; legends; physical anthropology; linguistics August, 1925 (part)" 3/14/2014.
Topic:
Ojibwa language  Search this
Ojibwa Indians -- Kinship  Search this
Linguistics  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Physical anthropology  Search this
Indians of North America -- anthropometry  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Genre/Form:
Folklore
Narratives
Vocabulary
Field notes
Citation:
Manuscript 1853, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS1853
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms1853
Online Media:

Club "Pogamoggon"

Collector:
William Preetorius  Search this
Dr. Charles Rau  Search this
Donor Name:
Dr. Charles Rau  Search this
Culture:
Chippewa  Search this
Object Type:
Club
Place:
St. Peters River, Minnesota, United States, North America
Accession Date:
10 Dec 1887
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
019931
USNM Number:
E178876-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/3656b4dce-7486-41e9-b0cf-5a09e8a9095a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8353005
Online Media:

Chippewa vocabulary

Compiler:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937  Search this
Extent:
419 items (cards )
Culture:
Chippewa  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Compiled 1938 from information that had been furnished from various sources, in reply to letters of inquiry.
Local Numbers:
NAA MS 3936
Local Note:
This information has no serious value because of its secondary nature and lack of documentation. Although originally assigned numbers in the Bureau of American Ethnology Archives catalog, it has never been in custody of the Archives, but has been kept in various staff members' offices as a potential convenience in replying to casual inquiries.
Topic:
Vocabularies -- Chippewa  Search this
Language and languages -- Documentation  Search this
Chippewa  Search this
Citation:
Manuscript 3936, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.MS3936
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-ms3936

Sash/Belt

Culture/People:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Object Name:
Sash/Belt
Media/Materials:
Wool yarn, glass bead/beads
Techniques:
Loom beadwork, edge beaded, braided
Dimensions:
180 x 10 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
Place:
Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1890
Catalog Number:
1/2447
Barcode:
012447.000
See related items:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)
Clothing/Garments: Accessories
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Anishinaabe
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws63d32776c-eeec-4e7c-9017-c13ea0805a25
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_13365
Online Media:

Box with cover

Culture/People:
Anishinaabe [Rama Reserve, Ontario]  Search this
Possible owner:
Edward Wade Darbey, Non-Indian, 1872-1922  Search this
Edith H. Darbey (Edith H. Parker/Mrs. Edward W. Darbey), Non-Indian, 1875-1965  Search this
Possible seller:
Edith H. Darbey (Edith H. Parker/Mrs. Edward W. Darbey), Non-Indian, 1875-1965  Search this
MAI agent:
William Wildschut (Willem Wildschut), Non-Indian, 1883-1955  Search this
Object Name:
Box with cover
Media/Materials:
Birchbark, porcupine quills, sweetgrass, thread, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Bent, stitched, dyed, quill embroidered
Dimensions:
23 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Mnjikaning Reserve (Rama Reserve); Simcoe County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
circa 1920
Catalog Number:
13/7212
Barcode:
137212.000
See related items:
Anishinaabe [Rama Reserve, Ontario]
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Anishinaabe
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws64b8ea15e-9d4f-4acf-8661-e6e4c0c60c32
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_147284
Online Media:

Scorekeeping sticks for the moccasin game

Culture/People:
Lake Superior Chippewa [Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin]  Search this
Possible collector:
Bernard S. Mason (Bernard Sterling Mason), Non-Indian, 1896-1953  Search this
Previous owner:
Bernard S. Mason (Bernard Sterling Mason), Non-Indian, 1896-1953  Search this
John L. Holden, Non-Indian, 1922-1998  Search this
Donor:
John L. Holden, Non-Indian, 1922-1998  Search this
Object Name:
Scorekeeping sticks for the moccasin game
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
22 x 2.5 x 0.3 cm
Object Type:
Games, Toys, Gambling
Place:
Lac du Flambeau Reservation; Iron County, Vilas County, Oneida County; Wisconsin; USA
Date created:
1900-1930
Catalog Number:
25/3485
Barcode:
253485.000
See related items:
Lake Superior Chippewa [Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin]
Games, Toys, Gambling
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Anishinaabe
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6fc7d3410-628b-478f-a06f-c0e5788fdeeb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_269400
Online Media:

Bowl

Culture/People:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Previous owner:
Mrs. Henry, Chippewa/Ojibwa  Search this
Collector:
Mark Raymond Harrington (M. R. Harrington/MRH), Non-Indian, 1882-1971  Search this
Seller:
Covert & Harrington, Commercial Ethnologists  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
59 x 41 x 11 cm
Object Type:
Food/Beverage Serving
Place:
Munsee-Delaware Reserve (Muncey Reserve, Muncey Town, Munceytown); Middlesex County; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
circa 1870
Catalog Number:
1/4609
Barcode:
014609.000
See related items:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)
Food/Beverage Serving
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Anishinaabe
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6171e4a0a-05e8-487b-8e6b-2c7e4d765681
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_15707
Online Media:

Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag

Culture/People:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Previous owner:
Stephen Jewett, Non-Indian, 1844-1916  Search this
Object Name:
Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, glass bead/beads, silk ribbon, wool yarn
Techniques:
Sewn, loom beadwork
Dimensions:
92 x 35 cm
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Native Term:
gashkibidaagan
Place:
Minnesota; USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1890
Catalog Number:
1/3937
Barcode:
013937.000
See related items:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Star Canopy
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d6d34b65-5b97-4747-884b-44562299a19e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_14763
Online Media:

Moccasins

Culture/People:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Previous owner:
Charles E. Locke (Charles Erie Locke/C.E. Locke), Non-Indian, 1850-1919  Search this
Seller:
Charles E. Locke (Charles Erie Locke/C.E. Locke), Non-Indian, 1850-1919  Search this
Object Name:
Moccasins
Media/Materials:
Hide, velveteen, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork
Dimensions:
22.5 x 9 x 6.5 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
Place:
Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1890
Catalog Number:
1/6937
Barcode:
016937.000
See related items:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)
Clothing/Garments: Footwear
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Anishinaabe
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws69ca469e6-15cf-44c1-8493-8b5f9d8b306d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_17900
Online Media:

Flute

Culture/People:
probably Chippewa/Ojibwa (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Julius Carlebach (Julius Hirsch Carlebach), Non-Indian, 1909-1964  Search this
Object Name:
Flute
Media/Materials:
Wood, lead, metal thimble/thimbles, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Carved, inlaid, wrapped
Dimensions:
55 x 3.5 x 8 cm
Object Type:
Music and Sound
Place:
Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1850
Catalog Number:
20/7189
Barcode:
207189.000
See related items:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)
Music and Sound
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Outside Rasmuson Theater, Music and Dance
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws689b07fa5-a82e-440a-978d-564b480f562a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_221424
Online Media:

Bowl/Dish

Culture/People:
Anishinaabe [Byng Inlet, Ontario]  Search this
Collector:
William C. Orchard, Non-Indian, 1860-1948  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
George Gustav Heye (GGH), Non-Indian, 1874-1957  Search this
University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (The University Museum)  Search this
Object Name:
Bowl/Dish
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
60.5 x 27 x 12 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Byng Inlet; Parry Sound District; Ontario; Canada
Date created:
circa 1890
Catalog Number:
2/8790
Barcode:
028790.000
See related items:
Anishinaabe [Byng Inlet, Ontario]
Containers and Vessels
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Anishinaabe
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60c2f9b80-db1f-458a-8376-4784e388461d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_30815
Online Media:

Sun Dance whistle (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Plains Ojibwa (Bungi)  Search this
Collector:
Donald A. Cadzow, Non-Indian, 1894-1960  Search this
Object Name:
Sun Dance whistle (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Eagle bone, hide thong/babiche, ribbon
Techniques:
Wrapped, tied
Dimensions:
54 x 15.3 x 1.5 cm
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Long Plain Reserve and Swan Lake Reserve; Central Plains Region, Pembina Valley Region; Manitoba; Canada
Date created:
circa 1900
Catalog Number:
14/2496
Barcode:
142496.000
See related items:
Plains Ojibwa (Bungi)
Ceremonial/Ritual items
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Anishinaabe
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62068d51d-3892-4508-8278-3dbdad165ddb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_153289

Pipebag

Culture/People:
Saulteaux  Search this
Previous owner:
E. M. Shallcross, Non-Indian  Search this
Seller:
E. M. Shallcross, Non-Indian  Search this
Presenter/funding source:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Pipebag
Media/Materials:
Hide, glass bead/beads, sinew
Techniques:
Sewn, overlay beadwork
Dimensions:
58.5 x 15.5 x 1 cm
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Place:
Fort Pelly; Department of Assiniboia; Saskatchewan; Canada
Date created:
circa 1890
Catalog Number:
11/3503
Barcode:
113503.000
See related items:
Saulteaux
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Anishinaabe
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62c41f691-d273-45e2-ad19-89e43558c2a4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_122337
Online Media:

Tobacco bowl for Midewiwin rituals (Image withheld)

Culture/People:
Minnesota Chippewa  Search this
Object Name:
Tobacco bowl for Midewiwin rituals (Image withheld)
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
18 x 14 x 4.5 cm
Object Type:
Ceremonial/Ritual items
Place:
Minnesota; USA
Date created:
circa 1910
Catalog Number:
21/1326
Barcode:
211326.000
See related items:
Minnesota Chippewa
Ceremonial/Ritual items
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Our Universes, Anishinaabe
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws642d0eb78-3f1d-4993-8b38-ecc2f9c02ef8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_225590

Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag

Culture/People:
probably Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
Abel E. Brooks (A.E. Brooks), Non-Indian, 1833-1917  Search this
Object Name:
Shoulder bag/Bandolier bag
Media/Materials:
Wool cloth, cotton cloth, glass bead/beads, wool twill tape, button/buttons, cotton thread
Techniques:
Sewn, loom beadwork, overlay beadwork
Dimensions:
87 x 26.3 cm
Object Type:
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
Native Term:
gashkibidaagan
Place:
Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1870
Catalog Number:
1/1125
Barcode:
011125.000
See related items:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)
Bags/Pouches (and parts)
On View:
NMAI, New York, NY: Infinity of Nations, Woodlands
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62d68f9b3-debf-45a0-89fb-69b34f81bb76
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_11952
Online Media:

Anishinaabe Fishing Rights

Culture/People:
Minnesota Chippewa  Search this
Artist/Maker:
David Bradley (David P. Bradley/David Paul Bradley), Minnesota Chippewa/Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), b. 1954  Search this
Commissioner:
NMAI (National Museum of the American Indian)  Search this
Seller:
David Bradley (David P. Bradley/David Paul Bradley), Minnesota Chippewa/Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux), b. 1954  Search this
Title:
Anishinaabe Fishing Rights
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Plywood, pine, acrylic paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
76.00 x 101.50 x 7.00 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Santa Fe; Santa Fe County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
2013-2014
Catalog Number:
26/9269
Barcode:
269269.000
See related items:
Minnesota Chippewa
Painting/Drawing/Print
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Nation to Nation, Great Nations Keep Their Word
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6658c0c2b-2231-40e7-81a8-4a7865a89b13
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_409871

Ball-headed war club

Culture/People:
possibly Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa) (attributed)  Search this
Previous owner:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
Seller:
William Ockleford Oldman (W.O. Oldman/William Ockelford Oldman), Non-Indian, 1879-1949  Search this
MAI agent:
George Gustav Heye (GGH), Non-Indian, 1874-1957  Search this
Object Name:
Ball-headed war club
Media/Materials:
Wood
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
50 x 16 x 12 cm
Object Type:
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
Place:
Great Lakes region; Canada, USA (inferred)
Date created:
1780-1850
Catalog Number:
3/4612
Barcode:
034612.000
See related items:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)
Hunting/Fishing/Warfare: Warfare
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Potomac Atrium Ramp
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b058ab14-694d-428e-8f29-bdd1786e4c34
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_37072
Online Media:

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