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" Wau-gaw-naw-ke-zee.) which is sixty years ago, there was nothing but small shrubbery here and there in small patches, such as wild cherry trees, but the most of it was grassy plain; and such an abundance of wild strawberries, raspberries and blackberries... "
History of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan: A Grammar of Their ... - Page 11
by Andrew J. Blackbird - 1887 - 128 pages
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Michigan Voices: Our State's History in the Words of the People who Lived it

Joe Grimm - Biography & Autobiography - 1987 - 207 pages
...Michigan became a state. In my first recollection of L'Arbre Croche (now Harbor Springs), which is 60 years ago, there was nothing but small shrubbery here...variety of feathered songsters filled all the groves, and in these waters the fishes were so plentiful that as you lift up the anchor stone of your net in...
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Dictionary of Midwestern Literature, Volume 1: The Authors

Philip A. Greasley - Reference - 2001 - 680 pages
...European warfare, Andrew Blackbird presents the L'Arbre Croche country as a kind of paradise: "... such an abundance of wild strawberries, raspberries...joyfully and feasting upon these wild fruits of nature . . ." (11). During the author's lifetime the Indians struggled with alcohol, sank further into poverty...
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The American Midwest: An Interpretive Encyclopedia

Andrew R. L. Cayton, Richard Sisson, Chris Zacher - Social Science - 2006 - 1916 pages
...Andrew Blackbird, an Ottawa who grew up in Harbor Springs in the early 1800s, writes that there was "such an abundance of wild strawberries, raspberries...whole coast with fragrant scent of ripe fruit." The passenger pigeons and the whitefish were so plentiful that it took almost no labor to gather them....
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Michigan

Marlene Targ Brill - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 144 pages
...Peninsula State Survey 115 Find Out More 139 Michigan Is ... Michigan is a varied land . . . ". . . such an abundance of wild strawberries, raspberries...they fairly perfumed the air of the whole coast with the fragrant scent of ripe fruit." —Ottawa chief Andrew Blackbird "We in Michigan are blessed because...
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