Wub-e-ke-niew described the
genealogical research that he and his wife Clara compiled, in Appendix
of his book, We Have The Right To Exist
These genealogies, generously posted online by ojibwe.info
and webhost nerp.net
, were compiled using the old DOS
genealogy program, PAF 2.31
and the (interconnected) genealogies were split into several databases
due to the size constraints of the genealogy program. This
database, focusing on Red Lake Indian Reservation, is the most recent,
and the information here supersedes that in the other databases.
Source documentation is provided in the
"notes" for most individuals.
The information in these genealogies
reflects only a small part of the archives compiled by Wub-e-ke-niew
and Clara, and is derived from their off-site backups. A week
after Wub-e-ke-niew's death on October 15, 1997, their archives were
seized, along with the rest of Wub-e-ke-niew and Clara's property, by
persons acting in collaboration with officials of the Red Lake 'tribal
Why? Perhaps because "Indian"
identity is a hot-hot-hot issue in "Indian country."