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Exhibit Acknowledgements and Bibliography


‘No, not even for a picture’: Re-examining the Native Midwest and Tribes’ Relationships to the History of Photography was the product of research, mentorship, discussion, and ideas brought together by colleagues, interns, family, and friends. They provided sounding boards, criticisms and recommendations, excitement and flexibility, and general support. To name a few individuals from a longer list, thank you to Clayton Lewis, Jakob Dopp, Louis Miller, Eric Hemenway, Arland Thornton, Linda Young-DeMarco, Ozi Uduma, and Jacob Klanke.

Selected Bibliography

“Burt Lake Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians.” Accessed August 24, 2020.

“Carlisle Indian School Digital Resource Center.” Accessed August 26, 2020.

Coats, Catherine. “‘Extermination or Removal’: The Knights of the Forest and Ethnic Cleansing in Early Minnesota.” Culminating Projects in History, May 1, 2017.

Constitution of Michigan, [1850]. Lansing : 1850. 

Copway, George, and George Copway. Running Sketches of Men and Places, in England, France, Germany, Belgium, and Scotland. New York: J.C. Riker, 1851.

———. The Life, History, and Travels of Kah-Ge-Ga-Gah-Bowh, (George Copway) a Young Indian Chief of the Ojebwa Nation, a Convert to the Christian Faith, and a Missionary to His People for Twelve Years ; with a Sketch of the Present State of the Objebwa [!] Nation, in Regard to Christianity and Their Future Prospects. Also, an Appeal; with All the Names of the Chiefs Now Living,Who Have Been Christianized, and the Missionaries Now Laboring among Them. Philadelphia: J. Harmstead, 1847.

Healing Minnesota. “Burt Lake Burnout: A Story of Land Theft and Indigenous Perseverance,” March 9, 2019. 

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. Hiawatha,the Indian Passion Play. [Middletown, Ohio, 1913.]

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth. “The Song of Hiawatha.” Accessed August 24, 2020. 

Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, Grace Chandler, Horn, and Grand Rapids and Indiana Railway Company. Libretto: Indian Play — Hiawatha, Played at Wa-Ya-Ga-Mug, on the Grand Rapids and Indiana Railway, near Petoskey, Michigan, Each Summer Season, by Native Ojibway Indians. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Issued by the General Passenger Department, Grand Rapids and Indiana Railway, 1912. 

McNally, Michael David. “The Indian Passion Play: Contesting the Real Indian in Song of Hiawatha Pageants, 1901-1965.” American Quarterly 58, no. 1 (2006): 105–36. 

Minnesota Board of Commissioners. Minnesota in the Civil and Indian Wars 1861-1865. St. Paul, Minn.: Pioneer Press Company, 1890.

Pettijohn, Jonas, and Jonas Pettijohn. Autobiography, Family History, and Various Reminiscences of the Life of Jonas Pettijohn : Among the Sioux or Dakota Indians, His Escape during the Massacre of August 1862, Causes That Led to the Massacre. Clay Center, Kan.: Dispatch Printing House, 1890.

Taft, Robert. Photography and the American Scene: A Social History, 1839-1889, 1942.

Haiderer, Gabrielle. April 02, and 2020. “Tribe Works to Build a Picture of Life at Mt. Pleasant Indian Industrial Boarding School.” Epicenter – Mount Pleasant.

Trachtenberg, Alan. Shades of Hiawatha: Staging Indians, Making Americans, 1880-1930. Macmillan, 2005.

Wilson, Edward F. Missionary Work among the Ojebway Indians. London : Society for promoting Christian knowledge, 1886.