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Rainy River lives : stories told by Maggie Wilson /

compiled, edited, and with an introduction by Sally Cole.

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Main Author: Wilson, Maggie
Other Names: Cole, Sally J.
Published: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2009.
Topics: Ojibwa Indians - Anecdotes. | Ojibwa Indians - Social life and customs - Anecdotes. | Ojibwa Indians - Folklore. | Tales - North America.
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Pt.1. Men and women -- She got in with him again after they were widows -- Why didn't you take good care of her while I was away? -- You can have him all to yourself -- He made up his mind to look after her -- The wind took the canoe right across the lake -- Pt.2. Parents and children -- We will take you and love you as our very own daughter -- Her father was sitting with his head down with tears in his eyes -- I'll show that man that stole my daughter away from me -- A very young man adopted them for parents -- They moved on to different places -- Pt.3. Siblings -- Oh, I can't you find a place in your heart for me? -- They made up their mind not to let their son-in-law go -- If you stop along, I will give youse a lunch -- She liked him as a brother -- Pt.4. Women alone -- Cloud woman, the fast runner -- Her dead grandmother told her to straighten up -- She was left there to starve, but she was too smart for that -- Let them stay single all they want to -- Why do i have to die now when i have a man and children to live for? -- Leave me here to starve alone -- The old woman doctor -- She used to make all kinds of little things for her boy -- Pt.5. Friends and foes -- I have a pawahgun that gives me the power -- It won't be her that will know -- I knew I could go there and bring home a man for myself -- He gave her a folded birch-bark map -- The moose was wise enough to bring the boy back -- She knew the bear wanted her to go someplace -- She knew that this woman she dreamed was the bear -- I want to be your pawahgun
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