Ethnohistoric study of culture retention and acculturation among the Great Lakes and Oklahoma Odawa

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dc.contributor.advisor Glenn, Elizabeth J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Hinshaw, Michael L. en_US
dc.coverage.spatial nl----- n-us-ok en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:37:25Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:37:25Z
dc.date.created 1996 en_US
dc.date.issued 1996
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1996 .H56 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/185549
dc.description.abstract This study examines the history and culture of the Odawa people from their prehistory until the present time. This paper looks at a creation story of the Odawa to see how they perceived their own beginnings. Following this, there is an examination of the prehistory, protohistory and history of this people. The section on the history of this people is broken up into three major periods---French, British and American. In the course of this examination, it is discovered that they were originally part of the loosely structured Anishnaabeg (People), or the Ojibwa, Odawa and Potawatomi, which were made up of separate bands. They then coalesced into the Odawa, primarily under the influences of European contact. Finally, in the American period, they split into two main groupings---the Great Lakes and Oklahoma. This paper explores why the Oklahoma group ended up acculturated while the Great Lakes bands retained their culture.
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Anthropology
dc.format.extent vi, 96 leaves ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ottawa Indians -- History. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ottawa Indians -- Social life and customs. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ottawa Indians -- Great Lakes Region (North America) -- History. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ottawa Indians -- Oklahoma -- History. en_US
dc.title Ethnohistoric study of culture retention and acculturation among the Great Lakes and Oklahoma Odawa en_US
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1020186 en_US


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