Volume 31

Volume 31

The 31st Algonquian Conference was held in Lafayette, Indiana October 28-31, 1999 at the Museums At Prophetstown in conjunction with the 9th Annual Woodland Nations History Conference. Twenty-six of the papers presented at the conference are included in the Papers of the Thirty-First Algonquian Conference, edited by John D. Nichols, published by the University of Manitoba.

Pp. viii, 427. Illus., maps 9x6" (paperback). ISSN 0031-5671; v.31.

 

Contents

Jeffrey P. Blick
The Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Dog in Virginia Algonquian Culture as Seen from Weyanoke Old Town
Alan Caldwell and Monica Macaulay
The Current Status of the Menominee Language
David J. Costa
Miami-Illinois Tribe Names
Regna Darnell
The Primacy of Writing and thePersistence of the Primitive
William W. Giffin
Destruction of Delaware and Miami Towns in the Aftermath of the Battle of Tippecanoe: The Impact of Perspective on History
Ives Goddard
The Historical Origins of Cheyenne Inflections
Elizabeth A. M. Guerrier
Ethnographic Inventions: The Construction and Commodification of the Shaman through Anthropological Discourse
Doug Hamm and Louis Bird
Amoe: Legends of the Omushkegowak
Bill Jancewicz
Naskapi Discourse: Analysis of a Contemporary Text
Ikuyo Kaneko
Velar Spirantization and Velar Phonemes in Blackfoot
John S. Long
Local Control of First Nations Education: the Event and the Process
Michael McCafferty
Wabash, its Meaning and History
Dianne McDaniel
Tar Creek Superfund Site “The Only Superfund Site That Is Used as a Recreational Area”.
Marianne Milligan
A New Look at Menominee Vowel Harmony
Eve Ng
Adnominal Demonstrative Words in Passamaquoddy
Cath Oberholtzer
Silk Ribbonwork: Unravelling the Connections
Selene Phillips
Nin Bi-minwadjim (I bring Good News): The Lac Courte Oreilles Journal
Richard J. Preston
How Cultures Remember: Traditions of the James Bay Cree and of Canadian Quakers.
Susan M. Preston
Exploring the Eastern Cree Landscape: Oral Tradition as Cognitive Map
Mark F. Ruml
The De-sacralization of the Pow-wow? Some Initial Observations
Theresa M. Schenck
“We Subsist upon Indian Charity”: George Nelson and the Wisconsin Ojibwa
David J. Silverman
Losing the Language: The Decline of Algonquian Tongues and the Challenge of Indian Identity in Southern New England
Nicholas N. Smith
Between the Lines: Notes and Insights from Forty-eightYears among the Wabanaki
Rodney Stabb
Hypolite Bolon Père et Fils: Interpreters to the Delawares (and Other Prairie Algonquians)
Rhonda Telford
Anishinabe Interest in Islands, Fish and Water
Willard Walker
The Passamaquoddies and Their Priests.