Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social History Project: Interview with Albert Churchill
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Albert Churchill was born and grew up in the Lake Lena area until 1955 or so, when he and his family moved to Pine City, Minnesota. While living at Lake Lena, he worked in a number of capacities from logging and cutting pulpwood to working on the railroads to working on the road crews for Pine County. At the time of the interview, Albert Churchill was an elder of the Mille Lacs Ojibwe bands and co-keeper for one of thirteen active ceremonial drums on the reservation. He was a spiritual leader for the band and he and his son performed the Mldewlwln ceremonies each fall and spring. Mr. Churchill was also a spiritual advisor for the band's chemical dependency program. His daughter Bernida was the District III/Lake Lena representative for tribal
Quantity 41 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewee: Churchill, Albert
Interviewer: Godfrey, Dr. Anthony Ph.D.
Made in Pine City, Pine County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Pine City, Pine County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/06/1992
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 36
Accession Number AV1993.251.4
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social History Project'

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