Chapter 3: Nineteenth Century to 1865

George Copway (Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh) (Ojibwe)

Paul P. Reuben
October 15, 2016


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Primary Works

The Life, History and Travels of Kah-ge-ga-gah-bowh (George Copway), a Young Indian Chief of the Ojebwa Nation, 1847; Organization of a New Indian Territory, East of the Missouri River, 1850; Running Sketches of Men and Places, in England, France, Germany, Belgium, and Scotland, 1851; The Traditional History and Characteristic Sketches of the Ojibwa Nation, 1851.

Selected Bibliography 1980-Present

Boatman, John. My Elders Taught Me: Aspects of Western Great Lakes American Indian Philosophy. Lanham: University Press of America, 1992.

Peyer, Bernd C. The Tutor'd Mind: Indian Missionary-Writers in Antebellum America. Amherst: U of Massachusetts P, 1997.

Tanner, Helen Hornbeck. The Ojibwas: A Critical Bibliography. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1976. Z1210.C5 T36 Vecsey, Christopher. Traditional Ojibwa religion and its historical changes. Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society, 1983. E99 .C6 V43

Vizenor, Gerald (Ojibwa). The People Named the Chippewa. Narrative Histories. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1984.

Warren, William Whipple (Ojibwa). History of the Ojibways, Based on Traditions and Oral Statements. Collections of the Minnesota Historical Soc., 5 (1885). Rpt. Intro. by W. Roger Buffalohead. Minneapolis: Ross and Haines, 1957; Minneapolis: Minnesota Hist. Soc., 1984.

Wiget, Andrew. Dictionary of Native American literature. New York: Garland, 1994. PM155 .D53 1994

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