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Volume 31

The 31st Algonquian Conference was held at the Museums at Prophetstown in Lafayette, Indiana October 28-31, 1999 in conjunction with the 9th Annual Woodland Nations History Conference. Twenty-six of the papers presented at the conference are included in the Papers of the Thirty-First Algonquian Conference, edited by John D. Nichols, published by the University of Manitoba.

Pp. viii, 427. Illus., maps 9×6″ (paperback). ISSN 0031-5671; v.31.


Jeffrey P. Blick

The Archaeology and Ethnohistory of the Dog in Virginia Algonquian Culture as Seen from Weyanoke Old Town

Alan Caldwell and Monica Macaulay

The Current Status of the Menominee Language

David J. Costa

Miami-Illinois Tribe Names

Regna Darnell

The Primacy of Writing and thePersistence of the Primitive

William W. Giffin

Destruction of Delaware and Miami Towns in the Aftermath of the Battle of Tippecanoe: The Impact of Perspective on History

Ives Goddard

The Historical Origins of Cheyenne Inflections

Elizabeth A. M. Guerrier

Ethnographic Inventions: The Construction and Commodification of the Shaman through Anthropological Discourse

Doug Hamm and Louis Bird

Amoe: Legends of the Omushkegowak

Bill Jancewicz

Naskapi Discourse: Analysis of a Contemporary Text

Ikuyo Kaneko

Velar Spirantization and Velar Phonemes in Blackfoot

John S. Long

Local Control of First Nations Education: the Event and the Process

Michael McCafferty

Wabash, its Meaning and History

Dianne McDaniel

Tar Creek Superfund Site “The Only Superfund Site That Is Used as a Recreational Area”

Marianne Milligan

A New Look at Menominee Vowel Harmony

Eve Ng

Adnominal Demonstrative Words in Passamaquoddy

Cath Oberholtzer

Silk Ribbonwork: Unravelling the Connections

Selene Phillips

Nin Bi-minwadjim (I bring Good News): The Lac Courte Oreilles Journal

Richard J. Preston

How Cultures Remember: Traditions of the James Bay Cree and of Canadian Quakers

Susan M. Preston

Exploring the Eastern Cree Landscape: Oral Tradition as Cognitive Map

Mark F. Ruml

The De-sacralization of the Pow-wow? Some Initial Observations

Theresa M. Schenck

“We Subsist upon Indian Charity”: George Nelson and the Wisconsin Ojibwa

David J. Silverman

Losing the Language: The Decline of Algonquian Tongues and the Challenge of Indian Identity in Southern New England

Nicholas N. Smith

Between the Lines: Notes and Insights from Forty-eightYears among the Wabanaki

Rodney Stabb

Hypolite Bolon Père et Fils: Interpreters to the Delawares (and Other Prairie Algonquians)

Rhonda Telford

Anishinabe Interest in Islands, Fish and Water

Willard Walker

The Passamaquoddies and Their Priests