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Author Schenck, Theresa M.

Title William W. Warren : the life, letters, and times of an Ojibwe leader / Theresa M. Schenck
Published Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 204 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations, maps
Series American Indian lives
American Indian lives.
Contents Family and childhood -- Education -- Interpreter -- William W. Warren and the Treaty of 1847 -- Clerk, farmer, interpreter, author -- The Chippewa-Sioux warfare -- The removal of 1850 -- Legislator -- The removal of 1851 -- Final struggles -- Aftermath
Summary This is the first full-length biography of William W. Warren (1825-53), an Ojibwe interpreter, historian, and legislator in the Minnesota Territory. Devoted to the interests of the Ojibwe at a time of government attempts at removal, Warren lives on in his influential book History of the Ojibway, still the most widely read and cited source on the Ojibwe people. The son of a Yankee fur trader and an Ojibwe-French mother, Warren grew up in a frontier community of mixed cultures. Warren's loyalty to government Indian policies was challenged, but never his loyalty to the Ojibwe people. In his short life the issues with which he was concerned included land rights, treaties, Indian removal, mixed-blood politics, and state and federal Indian policy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-200) and index
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Subject Warren, William W. (William Whipple), 1825-1853.
Ojibwa Indians -- Biography.
Indian authors -- Biography.
Indian legislators -- Biography.
Ojibwa Indians -- Treaties.
Ojibwa Indians -- Relocation.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780803206236 (electronic bk.)
0803206232 (electronic bk.)
9780803207349 (electronic bk.)
0803207344 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)