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Frank Whitebird oral history interview concerning historic resources of the Fond du Lac Reservation (Minn.), May 1, 1980

 Item — Item: tapes

Scope and Contents

Two audio recordings of an interview with Frank Whitebird. The interview took place on May 1, 1980 and was conducted as a part of the Historic Resources Inventory of the Fond du Lac Reservation. An index to this interview is available.

In the intervew Frank Whitebird discussed the location of mounds, fishing camps and flint pits; fishing; names and location of villages, schools, missions, latter cemeteries, and logging railroads.


  • May 1, 1980


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Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

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Biographical / Historical

Frank Whitebird, an Ojibwe man from Minnesota, was a resident of Fond du Lac Reservation. He married Flora Pineau. In 1978 he lived in Cloquet, Minnesota. Author: Staff


2 Audio Cassette

Language of Materials


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Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
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Duluth MN 55812-3001
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