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Author Pokagon, Simon, 1830-1899.

Title Ogîmäwkwě mitigwäkî = Queen of the woods : a novel / by Simon Pokagon ; with a foreword by Philip J. Deloria ; and essays by John N. Low, Margaret Noori, and Kiara M. Vigil
Published East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 215 pages)
Series American Indian studies series
American Indian studies series (East Lansing, Mich.)
Contents Foreword to the current edition / Philip J. Deloria -- The architecture of Simon Pokagon : in text and on display / John N. Low -- Turn of the century Indian intellectualism : language and literarcy in Simon Pokagon's Queen of the woods / Kiara M. Vigil -- A brief sketch of Chief Simon Pokagon's life : from the original publisher's notes -- The Algonquin language / Simon Pokagon -- Editorial note to the current edition -- Ogimawkwe mitigwaki = Queen of the woods : a novel -- Appendix 1 : Pokagon's address at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893 -- Appendix 2 : Pokagon's address at the Gem Opera House at Liberty, Indiana, January 7, 1898 -- Selected bibliography
Summary Simon Pokagon, the son of tribal patriarch Leopold Pokagon, was a talented writer, advocate for the Pokagon Potawatomi community, and tireless self-promoter. In 1899, shorty after his death, Pokagon''s novel Ogimawkwe Mitigwaki (Queen of the Woods)-only the second ever published by an American Indian-appeared. It was intended to be a testimonial to the traditions, stability, and continuity of the Potawatomi in a rapidly changing world. Read today, Queen of the Woods is evidence of the author''s desire to mark the cultural, political, and social landscapes with a memorial to the past a
Notes Originally published: Hartford, Mich. : C.H. Engle, 1899. With new foreword, editorial notes, and appendices
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Pokagon, Simon, 1830-1899.
Potawatomi Indians -- Biography.
Potawatomi language.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Deloria, Philip J
Low, John N.
Noodin, Margaret.
Vigil, Kiara M., 1975-
LC no. 2010021397
ISBN 1609172175 (electronic bk.)
1628951028 (electronic bk.)
1628961023 (electronic bk.)
9781609172176 (electronic bk.)
9781628951028 (electronic bk.)
9781628961027 (electronic bk.)
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Other Titles O-gî-mäw-kwě mit-i-gwä-kî
Queen of the woods