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Dictionary of the Ojibway Language

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The language of the Ojibway people was recorded by Frederic Baraga (1797-1868), a missionary priest from Slovenia, who was sent in 1835 by the Catholic church to serve among the Ojibway living in the Lake Superior region. The multilingual Baraga quickly learned the Ojibway language and over many years worked within the community to produce a dictionary, a grammar and relig ...more
Paperback, 442 pages
Published November 15th 1992 by Minnesota Historical Society Press (first published October 15th 1992)
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Written in 1850, this is still the definitive English/Ojibway dictionary. If you live in the upper midwest, you can learn a lot about the names of the towns and other places with Chippewa names. This is a nice reference book to have.
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I reference this all the time when I'm writing.
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