An edition of History of the Ojebway Indians (1861)

History of the Ojebway Indians

with especial reference to their conversion to Christianity

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April 23, 2014 | History
An edition of History of the Ojebway Indians (1861)

History of the Ojebway Indians

with especial reference to their conversion to Christianity

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Peter Jones (1802-1856) was born in Upper Canada and was raised to the age of 14 with his Ojibwa mother’s tribe, then went to live with his Welsh-born father. At 21 he converted to Methodism, and was later made a minister. He spent much of his career preaching to Ojibwa and Mohawk Indians in Upper Canada. This book about the Ojibwa Indians was completed and published after his death.

Chapter headings include:

-Life of the Author
-Ideas of their [Ojibwa Indians] Origin
-Indian Localities
-General Character
-Mode of Life
-Courtship and Marriage
-Their Religion
-Religious Feasts and Sacrifices
-Councils
-War
-Amusements, etc.
-Diseases
-Indian Names
-Connection with the Whites, and Evils introduced
-Whiskey and the Indians
-The Indian Languages
-Capacity of the Indians for Receiving Instruction
-Opinion of the Indians Respecting the Sovereign and People of Great Britain
-Indian Anecdotes
-Present State and Future Prospects of the North American Indians

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Publisher
A.W. Bennett
Language
English
Pages
181

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Edition Notes

Filmed from a copy of the original publication held by the Library of the Public Archives of Canada. Ottawa : Canadian Institute for Historical Microreproductions, 1982.

vi, 278 p. : ill., ports. ; 19 cm.

Series
CIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 35737

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Dewey Decimal Class
970.00497

The Physical Object

Format
Microform
Pagination
4 microfiches (181 fr.)
Number of pages
181

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24393284M
Internet Archive
cihm_35737
ISBN 10
0665357370

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April 23, 2014 Edited by Ted Lienhart added description
August 2, 2012 Edited by VacuumBot Updated format '[microform] :' to 'Microform'; cleaned up pagination
October 25, 2010 Edited by ImportBot Added new cover
October 25, 2010 Created by ImportBot Imported from Internet Archive item record.