ERIC Number: ED218025
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
The Land of the Ojibwe. Secondary Booklet.
Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul.
The homeland of the Ojibwe people was immense, stretching in a great curve from the northern reaches of the Great Plains to the southeastern shores of the Great Lakes, until European nations with overwhelming power and numbers swarmed across the land, reshaping it for themselves and destroying the natural balance within which the Ojibwe people had always lived. Ojibwe history includes the first meetings with Europeans (1620-50); trade, warfare and migrations (1650-80); the movement of the Ojibwe people from their homeland (1680-1720); war with the Fox Indians (1720-40) and war with the Dakota people (1740-80) as a result of Europeans migrating to the original homeland of the Ojibwe; and the Ojibwe people's participation in Europe's struggle for control of North America during the American Revolution. The Ojibwe settled down in Minnesota and Wisconsin, pushing onto the Great Plains during 1780-1825. Until 1900 the U.S. Indian policy can be divided into three periods: the time of treaty-making (1789-1870); the reservation period (1870-87); and the early part of the land-allotment period (began 1887). Map illustrations accentuate descriptions of the loss of Ojibwe land through treaties and allotment of reservations. (ERB)
Descriptors: American Indian Reservations, American Indians, Cultural Background, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Indian Relationship, Federal Legislation, Land Settlement, Natural Resources, North American History, Supplementary Reading Materials, Treaties, Tribes, War
MHS Order Dept., 1500 Mississippi St., St. Paul, MN 55101 ($2.50).
Publication Type: Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Historical Society, St. Paul.