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PRODUCT: Woman of the Green Glade - The Story of an Ojibway Woman on the Great Lakes Frontier (pre-owned)
ISBN 978-0-939923-77-9; 6" x 9"
by Virginia Soetebier
Woman of the Green Glade--The Story of an Ojibway Woman on the Great Lakes Frontier chronicles the life of Ozhaguscodaywayquay, a strong influential Ojibway woman who occupied a focal point on the cultural and political frontier of North America during the late 18th and early 19th centuries. The author infuses a woman's emotions and perspectives in bringing to life this engaging story of a real Native American heroine.
Ozhaguscodaywayquay, the daughter of the Ojibway chief Waubojeeg, lived in what we now know as northern Wisconsin until she married the Irish fur trader John Johnston. The couple moved to Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan, where they operated a major trading post in what was perhaps the most important crossroads in the upper Great Lakes region.
The influence of the Johnston family was felt through the upper Great Lakes, and the legacy of Ozhaguscodaywayquay is truly monumental. One of the Johnston daughters married Henry Rowe Schoolcraft -- explorer, Indian agent, teacher, and ethnographer.
Ozhaguscodaywayquay became one of Schoolcraft's major sources of information about Ojibway culture. In turn, Schoolcraft's ethnography provided the information used by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow in his epic poem, The Song of Hiawatha.
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