Mary Bigwind and Maggie Skinaway making birch bark containers for maple sap.

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Titles Mary Bigwind and Maggie Skinaway making birch bark containers for maple sap. (Supplied Title)
Quantity 1 photonegative
Format Content Category: photographs
Format: negative
Measurements 5 x 7 inches
Creation Photographer: Wright, Kenneth Melvin
Subjects Skinaway, Maggie
Um-be-quay
Indians. Ojibwe. Tribal life. Crafts.
Indians. Ojibwe. Tribal life. Food gathering and preparation. Maple sugar.
Dates Creation: Approximately 1930
Content: Approximately 1930
Holding Type Photographs
Identifiers 4995-A (Negative Number)
E97.34 p4 (Use Copy Locator Number)
YR1966.3645 (Accession Number)
4995-A (Negative Number)

User Comments

  • John Patrick Heywood on September 21, 2022 08:02:25 AM
    This is my mother's grandma, my mom had got the name fog lady she was an elder
  • John Patrick Heywood on September 21, 2022 08:06:21 AM
    This tribe doesn't accept my mother's children, Even though she was an elder. That's all she ever wanted to have her children accepted into the reservation

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