Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social History Project: Interview with Marge Anderson
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Marge Anderson was born in 1932 on the Mille Lacs Ojibwe Reservation. She lived there until moving to the Twin Cities around 1959. Ms. Anderson returned to the reservation in the mid-1970s, where she eventually became Secretary-Treasurer for the band and also a band representative for District I. At the time of the interview Ms. Anderson had recently won election as Tribal Chairwoman and was holding that office. She was actively involved in the Grand Medicine Society and her husband co-kept one of the Mille Lacs Reservation's thirteen ceremonial drums. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: This interview primarily centers on early life on the Mille Lacs Reservation in the 1940s and 1950s; and the governmental, economic, social, and tribal problems and issues of the Mille Lacs Ojibwe during the period of the 1970s to 1990s.
Quantity 45 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewee: Anderson, Marge
Interviewer: Godfrey, Dr. Anthony Ph.D.
Made in Vineland, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Vineland, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/07/1992
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 36
Accession Number AV1993.251.2
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social History Project'

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