"We, the People"



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 Reflections from the Ahnishinahbæótjibway  (We, the People)

 We Have The Right To Exist, A translation of Aboriginal Indigenous Thought, the first book ever published from an Ahnishinahbæótjibway perspective
            (published by Black Thistle Press, 1995)

Ahnishinahbæótjibway Dodems

September 21, 1992 letter to the International Court of Justice

Sunset at Red Lake

Spring 1996 - "Spring, the season of Sugar"

Fall 1997 - "A few photos"

Should a 1984 Midé marriage at Red Lake be recognized as valid by the State of Minnesota?
     December 14, 2001 news article by Jeff Armstrong in the Native American Press


Red Lake history

Old Crossing treaty with the Red Lake and Pembina Bands of Chippewa Indians, concluded on the 2nd of October, 1863

1864 Amendments

Halfbreed Scrip issued on Article VII of the April 14, 1864 amendments to the Old Crossing Treaty
     A | B | C | D1 D2 | F | G | H | J | K | L | M | NP | Q | R | S | T | V | W

January 14, 1889: "An act for the relief and civilization of the Chippewa Indians in the State of Minnesota"

1889: Minnesota Chippewa Commission,  for cession of land and allotment

"Indian copy" of Red Lake transcripts of 1889 'councils,' provided to Red Lake General Council by the Minnesota Chippewa Commission

1902: Minutes of councils held by James McLaughlin, United States Indian Inspector, with the Indians of Red Lake Agency, Minnesota, from March 4th to March 10th, 1902, for cession of land.

U.S. and Canadian federal treaties and agreements with Chippewa Indians


List of historical Ojibwe names
   (A/W/S) (B/P) (Ch/J) (D/T) (G/K) (M/I) (N) (O) (O/W) (S/Z)  (Sh/Z) (W/A)

Frances Densmore: Indian Music

Red River

Halfbreed Scrip
 
Halfbreed Scrip issued on Article VII of the 1864 Amendments to the 1863 Red Lake and Pembina Treaty

Chippewa Half-Breeds of Lake Superior - 42d Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex.Doc. No. 193
Federal Report on Scrip - Chippewa Half-Breeds of Lake Superior
                     page  1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16  | 98

Report of the Commission Appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, 1874

William Watts Folwell on "Chippewa Half-Breed Scrip"

B.I.A. Solicitor Mariana Schulstad on Scrip


Bureau of Indian Affairs & Federal Indian policy
 
1934 Indian Reorganization Act [page scan]

Office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs: "Outline of Lessons in Housekeeping"

September 1948: pamphlet. "A BIRTH CERTIFICATE TELLS THE FACTS!"

Diminishment of Leech Lake Indian Reservation

Broken Treaty Papers

Civil rights and liberties at Leech Lake (from attorney Frank Bibeau)

Boarding School Healing Project (newspaper clipping)

Retracing the Steps of Our Ancestors - Dakota walk commemorating the hangings in Mankato (by Maxine Eidsvig)

Link list relating to federal policy and civil rights


U.S. Department of the Interior's August 31, 1994 "Whereabouts Unknown" list
     A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
             Department of the Interior's Current List
             Eloise Cobell's website

Yako Tahnahga on genocide


Minnesota Indian Reservations
 

Civil Rights, Legal Rights & Tribal Courts
 
Red Lake Court of Indian Offenses - Law and Order Provisions, 1952 - 1990

Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, "Enforcement of the Indian Civil Rights Act of 1968" (at Red Lake)
     Commisisoner William Allen's Statement on Indian Civil Rights

Red Lake tribal code, July 21, 2005 revisions [current version is posted on RLNN.com]

Revised Constitution and Bylaws of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe

Community march in remembrance of American Indian victims of violence (photo essay by Chris Spotted Eagle)

Police Brutality in Minneapolis - January 31, 2003 photo & article

Other legal material (links): free public access to U.S. State Laws, U.S. Federal Laws, National Laws from around the world, and International Law including U.N. International Human Rights Instruments


Herbalism
 
An Exploration of the Conceptual Foundations of Western Herbalism and Biomedicine, by Matthew Wood
     link to Matthew Wood's website
     Matthew Wood on women's healing herbs

Glossary of botanical terms
     A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

List of non-domesticated plants in Ahnishinahbæótjibway land
     A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

"Remnants of what was here" - 1913 list of usual forest tree sizes from botanists Nathaniel Lord Britton and Addison Brown of the New York Botanical Garden, published in An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States and Canada [.html]
       Comparison with DNR's "Big Tree Hunt" (PDF file)

Link to University of Michigan ethnobotanical database


Genealogy
 
Red Lake and Pembina annuity rolls, 1864-74 [annotated transcription, organized by person]

Ransom Judd Powell - White Earth Genealogies [annotated]

1934 Minnesota Dakota base rolls
   1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 |

Ahnishinahbæótjibway, Ojibwe, and Métis genealogy, compiled 1984 - 1997 by Wub-e-ke-niew and Clara:
     focusing on Red Lake Indian Reservation, 1889 - 1938
     focusing on Red Lake and White Earth Indian reservations  [overlaps with the "Red Lake" genealogy]
     Leech Lake B.I.A. census rolls, 1922 (in genealogical format)
     Genealogy from Ruth Landes's Ojibwa Sociology (1937)

last name:
first name:
searchable database

1983 rolls - Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians


KFAI Radio


Ojibwe bibliography
     1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11


Ojibwe News, 2001-2003
 

Miscellaneous

 


The Guthrie Photos
 
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