Tag: Anishinaabeg Culture

Defoe child, Red Lake, Minnesota

A small Ojibwe girl from the Defoe family is standing outdoors next to a dog. A blanket or quilt hangs over a fence in the background. 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

Group of women in the Grand Entry at the Annual White Earth Celebration and Pow Wow, White Earth, Minnesota

The Grand Entry at the annual June 14th celebration includes Indian women in beaded and jingle dresses and men in band uniforms carrying instruments. A large quill piece decorates one woman's dress. Some people are carrying American flags. 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

Drum and assembled people at the Annual White Earth Celebration and Pow Wow, White Earth, Minnesota

The drum circle and drum awaits drummers and dancers at the Annual White Earth Celebration and Pow Wow. 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

Indian encampment Pelican Lake, Minnesota

Tipis, tents, and framework for another tipi are standing in the landscape. A person and a dog are standing between the structures. 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

Mary Warren English, White Earth, Minnesota

Mary English is standing in front of a wooded area holding a piece of paper. Mrs. Mary Warren English, an Ojibwe woman, was a teacher and a translator for ethnographer Frances Densmore. A musician and composer, Stella Stocker graduated from the University of Michigan in 1880 and came to Duluth in 1885. Here she organized in 1887 the?Cecilian Society, a?club for music study. ?Stocker received the Ojibwe name, Mesquawigishigoque (Red Sky Lady), in a naming ceremony during the ricing (wild rice) season in Minnesota. Stocker's snapshots are in one photograph album. The local identifier for the snapshots end in S3089 [...]

Drum and dancers, Mille Lacs, Minnesota

The dance drum with beaded decoration is visible with Ojibwe dancers behind and around the drum. 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

A campsite at the Annual White Earth Celebration and Pow Wow, White Earth, Minnesota

Unidentified Ojibwe women are at a campsite. They are seated on the ground in front of a tent with cooking pots, dishes, and jars between them; there are buckets in the foreground. 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

Drummers and dancers at the Annual White Earth Celebration and Pow Wow, White Earth, Minnesota

A dancer wearing a bandolier bag and roach is dancing with the drummers behind him. Other dancers and a child are also in the circle. 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

A campsite at the Annual White Earth Celebration and Pow Wow, White Earth, Minnesota

An unidentified Ojibwe woman and a boy are seated and standing in front of canvas covered tipis. 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

Emily Porter, Nett Lake, Minnesota

A young woman is wearing beaded garments and smiling as she faces the camera. 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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