Indians of North America printed material, 1881-1939.


Gibbons, James, 1834-1921. Indians of North America printed material, 1881-1939.

Indians of North America printed material, 1881-1939.

Newspaper clippings and pamphlets concerning Potawatomies, Miamis, and other Indians of North America; an "Appeal in Behalf of the Negro and Indian Missions in the United States," signed by the Commission for the Catholic Missions among the Negroes and Indians (James Cardinal Gibbons and Archbishops Patrick J. Ryan, and John J. Kain). Scattered issues of the journal Kamloop Wawa (1894-1897); five issues (1896-1898) of Anishinabe Enamiad, a Monthly Journal Devoted to the Interests of the Franciscan Missions Among the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, published in Harbor Springs, Michigan; and a xerox copy of a Potawatomi catechism (1838). With information on Catholic missions in northern Indiana and southwestern lower Michigan, the location of Fort St. Joseph and Fort St. Joseph Mission, Potawatomie chief Simon Pokagon and his family, and Indian languages.

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