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My grandfather's knocking sticks : Ojibwe family life and labor on the reservation / Brenda J. Child.

By: Child, Brenda J, 1959-
Publisher: St. Paul, Minnesota : Minnesota Historical Society Press, [2014]Description: 242 pages : illustrations ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780873519243 (pbk.)Other title: Ojibwe family life and labor on the reservationSubject(s): Auginash, Fred, 1888-1957 | Auginash, Jeanette, 1905- | Ojibwa Indians -- History -- 20th century | Ojibwa Indians -- Social life and customs -- 20th century | Ojibwa Indians -- Social conditions -- 20th century | Red Lake Indian Reservation (Minn.) | Subsistence hunting -- Minnesota | Wild rice -- Harvesting -- Minnesota | Prohibition -- Minnesota -- Red Lake Indian Reservation -- Anecdotes | Ojibwa Indians -- Biography | HISTORY / Native American | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Native American StudiesDDC classification: 977.6/82 LOC classification: E99.C6 | C495 2014Other classification: HIS028000 | SOC021000 Summary: "Child uses her grandparents' story as a gateway into discussion of various kinds of labor and survival in Great Lakes Ojibwe communities, from traditional ricing to opportunistic bootlegging, from healing dances to sustainable fishing. The result is a portrait of daily work and family life on reservations in the first half of the twentieth century"-- Provided by publisher.
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"Child uses her grandparents' story as a gateway into discussion of various kinds of labor and survival in Great Lakes Ojibwe communities, from traditional ricing to opportunistic bootlegging, from healing dances to sustainable fishing. The result is a portrait of daily work and family life on reservations in the first half of the twentieth century"-- Provided by publisher.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-225) and index.

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