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History of the Ojebway Indians 1 edition

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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
-Amusements, etc.
-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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History of the Ojebway Indians
with especial reference to their conversion to Christianity
by Peter Jones (Kahkewaquonaby) ; with a brief memoir of the writer and introductory notice by G. Osborn

Published 1861 by A.W. Bennett in London .
Written in English.

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.

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


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