Chief Wah-wie-kum-ig and his wife at the Annual White Earth Celebration and Pow Wow, White Earth, Minnesota
Chief Wah-wie-kum-ig, an Ojibwe elder is standing with his wife. 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. He is wearing a beaded apron and bandolier bags and eagle feathers. 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