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TEACH: Native Peoples of the Region

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Britannica's Eastern Woodlands Indian
Includes detailed information on cultural patterns, housing, transportation, belief systems and more.

First Nation Profiles
Searchable directory of Canada's First Nations, Tribal Councils and Reserves. A service of the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada.

GLIN: Native Peoples of the Great Lakes Region
Includes links to news and upcoming events, current tribal/First Nation web sites, background on treaties and more.

Ontario First Nations Directory
Comprehensive list of the tribes of Ontario.

The Seven Fires: Prophecies of the Anishinabe People
Each of these prophecies was called a fire and each fire refers to a particular era of time. See also: Teachings of the Seven Prophets: The Seven Fires and A Sacred Story.

Confederacy of Three Fires
The Ojibway, Odawa and Potowatomi Nations formed the Council of the Three Fires, a confederacy of peoples whose languages and territories were close, and who met together for military and political purposes.

Tribal Nation Watersheds
Clickable map for federally recognized U.S. Tribal Nations.

Cited publications and web sites
Atlas of Great Lakes Indian History, Edited by Helen Hornbeck Tanner, University of Oklahoma Press, 1987.

A Face in the Rock: The Tale of a Grand Island Chippewa, by Loren R. Graham, Island Press/Shearwater Books, 1995.

Bay Mills Indian Community

Great Lakes Indian Fish & Wildlife Commission

History of the Upper Great Lakes Area. By Lyle M. Stone and Donald Chaput. An historical overview of settlements and relocations during the period 1600 to mid-1800s.

Indians and Other Misnomers. By Phil Bellfy, copyright 2001 by Fulcrum Publishing, Golden, CO.

Indian Treaties. Focused on the negotiations that have occurred between Euro-Americans and three Native American communities in Michigan: the Chippewa, Odawa and Potawatomi.

Lake Erie. By Harlan Hatcher, The American Lake Series, copyright 1945 by the Bobbs-Merrill Company.

Lake Huron. By Fred Landon, The American Lake Series, copyright 1944 by the Bobbs-Merrill Company.

Lake Michigan. By Milo M. Quaife, The American Lake Series, copyright 1944 by the Bobbs-Merrill Company.

Lake Ontario. By Arthur Pound, The American Lake Series, copyright 1945 by the Bobbs-Merrill Company.

Lake Superior. By Grace Lee Nute, The American Lake Series, copyright 1944 by the Bobbs-Merrill Company.

Ojibwe History. By Lee Sultzman.

Sisters of the Earth. Essay titled "Native Origin," by Beth Brant. Brant is a Mohawk of the Turtle Clan.

To Be an Indian: An Oral History, Edited by Joseph H. Cash and Herbert T. Hoover, Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1971/1995.

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