Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social History Project: Interview with Julie Shingobe
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Born near the East Lake Wildlife Refuge area in 1930, at the time of teh interview Julie Shingobe lived in East Lake and worked as a chemical dependency counselor for the Mille Lacs band. Formerly a District II/East Lake Representative (1982-1986), Julie Shingobe belonged to the Grand Medicine Society/Midewiwin and regularly attended ceremonial dances. She was a college graduate and her son Mushkooub was the Commissioner of Education for the band. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Discusses several traditional seasonal activities at East Lake from the 1930s onward, such as ricing, fishing and maple sugaring; traditional practices involving drum societies, the Ojibwe language and medicinal plants; and inter-band government relations and relations with the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (MCT).
Quantity 58 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewee: Sam, Doug
Interviewer: Godfrey, Dr. Anthony Ph.D.
Made in Rice Lake, Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Rice Lake, Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/05/1992
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 36
Accession Number AV1993.251.9
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social History Project'

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