• History, Tradition and Adventure in the Chippewa Valley

    Bartlett, William W

    William Bartlett produced this eclectic history of the Chippewa Valley drawn from newspaper articles, personal reminscences, photographs, and interviews with residents of the area. Of particular note…

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  • The Wild Rice Gatherers of the Upper Lakes : A Study in American Primitive Economics

    Jenks, Albert Ernest, 1869-1953

    This century-old study remains the most thorough and comprehensive description of wild rice and its importance to Native American peoples. Working from 300 years of published sources and first-hand su…

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  • Reminiscences of the Northwest

    Bristol, Mary Ann Brevoort, 1812?-1899?

    Mary Ann Brevoort Bristol, the daughter of Major Henry B. Brevoort, spent much of her youth in Green Bay at Fort Howard, witnessing the interactions between the military, white settlers, and Indians.…

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  • Reminiscences of a Pioneer Missionary

    Verwyst, Chrysostom, 1841-1925

    Chrysostom Verwyst (1841-1925) was ordained a Catholic priest in 1865 and until 1882 was assigned to various missions and parishes throughout the state. In 1882 he was appointed parish priest and miss…

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  • Early Life among the Indians

    Armstrong, Benjamin G., 1820-1900

    In 1840 Armstrong took up his residence among the Indians of northern Wisconsin, learned the Ojibwe language, and became a well-known interpreter. He won their friendship by respecting traditional lif…

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