Indian Names in Michigan

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University of Michigan Press, Jan 1, 1986 - History - 227 pages
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Vogel traces the origin of hundreds of Indian place names
  

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Contents

Michigan The Name
1
Tribal Names
6
Ojibwa Personal Names
27
Ottawa Personal Names
41
Potawatomi Personal Names
51
Other Personal Names
63
Names from Literature and Legend
67
Artificial Indian Names
81
Rivers Streams and Lakes
122
Topography and Geology
134
Descriptive Names
145
Commemorative Names
152
Names Borrowed from Other States
155
Indian Names from Outside the United States
170
FrenchIndian Names
176
Potpourri
183

Rank Gender and Ethnic Names
87
Material Culture Names
91
The Spirit World
100
Names from Fauna
104
Names from Flora
114
Michigan Indians Today
188
Bibliography
193
Index
213
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-->Virgil J. Vogel-->, who received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, is professor emeritus in the Social Science Department, Truman College, City Colleges of Chicago. He has written extensively on American Indian healing arts and their influence on the medicine, healing; and pharmacology of the white civilization.

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