Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social History Project: Interview with Julie Shingobe
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).
58 pages transcript
Content Category: text
Interviewee: Shingobe, Julie
Interviewer: Godfrey, Anthony
Made in: Rice Lake, Aitkin County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 36 (Library Call Number)
AV1993.251.9 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social History Project'