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Seasons of Change: Labor, Treaty Rights, and Ojibwe Nationhood

Chantal Norrgard


Between the 1870s and the 1930s, the Lake Superior Ojibwe negotiated dramatic economic, political, and social changes. Spanning that period, which began with the tribe's removal to reservations and closed with the Indian New Deal, this book explores the critical relationship between Ojibwe sovereignty and labor. Following the transitions within key industries where the Ojibwe made their living, from the fur trade to agricultural and timber production to cultural tourism, the book argues that while encroaching white settlement forced the Ojibwe of Minnesota and Wisconsin to adapt to rapidly cha ... More

Keywords: Lake Superior Ojibwe, Indian New Deal, cultural tourism, Minnesota, Wisconsin, American expansion, colonialism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9781469617299
Published to North Carolina Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.5149/northcarolina/9781469617299.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chantal Norrgard, author