Chief Wah-wie-kum-ig and his grandchild at the Annual White Earth Celebration and Pow Wow, White Earth, Minnesota

Chief Wah-wie-kum-ig, an Ojibwe elder is standing with his grandchild. He is also identified as Wa-we-yay-cum-ig, or Round Earth, an Ojibwe opponent of U.S. efforts to move Mille Lacs Ojibwe to White Earth. They are both wearing beaded bandolier bags. This snapshot by Stella Stocker is from her photograph album. Stocker, a musician and music educator, studied American Indian music among the Ojibwe people in Minnesota.

~ Photo Credit: University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections

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