The Menominee Clans Committee Recommends the Following:

General:

Hoffman, Walter James (1846-1899). The Menomini IndiansThe Menomini Indians. New York: Johnson Reprint Corp., 1970 (Reprint of the 1896 ed.) (Landmarks in Anthropology)

Keesing, Felix Maxwell, (1902-1961). The Menomini Indians of WisconsinThe Menomini Indians of Wisconsin; a study of three centuries of cultural contact and change. Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1939.

Economy:

Jenks, Albert Ernest (1869-1953). The Wild Rice Gatherers of the Upper Lakes: A Study in American Primitive Economics . Washington: Government Printing Office, 1901. ( Annual Report of the Bureau of American EthnologyAnnual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 19, part 2, pp. 1013-1160)

Ethnobotany:

Smith, Huron Herbert (1883-1933). Ethnobotany of the Menominee IndiansEthnobotany of the Menominee Indians. Milwaukee, Board of Trustees, Public Museum, 1923. (Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee, v. 4, no. 1)

Language:

Bloomfield, Leonard (1887-1949). Menominee lexiconMenominee lexicon. Edited by Charles F. Hockett. Milwaukee : Milwaukee Public Museum Press, 1975. (Milwaukee Public Museum Publications in Anthropology History, no. 3)

Leonard Bloomfield. The Menominee Language The Menominee Language. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1962. (William Dwight Whitney Linguistic Series)

Hockett, Charles Francis, editor. A Leonard Bloomfield AnthologyA Leonard Bloomfield Anthology. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1970. (Indiana University Studies in the History and Theory of Linguistics)

Memoirs & Biographies:

Grignon, Augustine (1780-1860). "Seventy-Two Years Recollections." Annual Report and Collections of the State Historical Society of WisconsinAnnual Report and Collections of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, vol. 3. Madison: The Society, 1855-1857. Pp 197-295

Powell, William (1810-1877). "William Powell's Recollections in an Interview with Lyman C. Draper." ProceedingsProceedings of the Annual Meeting of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Madison: The Society, 1912. Pp. 146-175.

Material Culture:

Skinner, Alanson (1886-1925). Material Culture of the MenominiMaterial Culture of the Menomini. New York : Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, 1921.

Music:

Densmore, Frances (1867-1957). Menominee MusicMenominee Music. Washington, U.S. Government. Printing Office, 1932. (Bulletin of the Smithsonian Institution Bureau of American Ethnology, 102 )

Mythology and Folklore:

Skinner, Alanson (1886-1925). Associations and Ceremonies of the Menomini IndiansAssociations and Ceremonies of the Menomini Indians. New York, The Trustees, 1915. (Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 13, pt. 2)

Alanson Skinner and John V. Satterlee (1852-?). Folklore of the Menomini IndiansFolklore of the Menomini Indians. New York, The Trustees, 1915. (Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 13, pt. 3)

Alanson Skinner. Social Life and Ceremonial Bundles of the Menomini IndiansSocial Life and Ceremonial Bundles of the Menomini Indians. New York, The Trustees, 1913. (Anthropological papers of the American Museum of Natural History, v. 13, pt. 1)


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