Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division; Text is Free of Mark edition edition (June 20, 1998)
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This booklet examines the careers of the Ojibwa leader Shingwaukonse, often referred to as Little Pine, and of 2 of his sons, Ogista and Buhkwujjenene, at backyard River close to Sault Ste Marie. Theirs used to be a interval within which the good Lakes Ojibwa confronted bold demanding situations from marketers, missionaries, and bureaucrats, in addition to from new rules set by way of the Canadian nation. Shingwaukonse sought to set up hyperlinks with the recent govt corporations, to maintain an atmosphere within which local cultural values and organizational constructions may possibly live to tell the tale, and to plot recommendations to let the formation of band governments in a position to assuming a level of proprietorship over the assets on fatherland. utilizing a powerful array of facts from an incredible diversity of presidency, church, manuscript, and oral assets, Chute reconstructs a interval of lively and occasionally powerful Aboriginal resistance to pressures visited at the neighborhood. She demonstrates that Shingwaukonse and his sons have been vigilant of their makes an attempt to maximise the autonomy and safeguard of the backyard River Ojibwa even whereas many different events insisted on their assimilation. The Legacy of Shingwaukonse contributes enormously to anthropological debates approximately Ojibwa management and to a historic figuring out of the connection among local peoples and newbies during the 19th century.