Anderson, T.G. "Papers of Capt. T. G. Anderson, British Indian Agent." Wisconsin Historical Collections 10 (1883-1885): 142-149.
Includes speeches by Sau-sa-nau-ee, Black Hawk, Na-i-o-qui-nan, and We-tau-wau-no-quet.
Armour, David A. "Who Remembers La Fourche?"Chronicle, The Magazine of the Historical Society of Michigan 16 (Summer 1980): 12-16.
La Fourche, a chief of the Ottawa in the 18 th century, was respected as a shrewd leader and skilled negotiator.
Bailey, Bea. "Services for Raymond Bailey." Indian Talk 3 (January 1976): 13.
Account of his funeral at Peshawbestown.
Baldwin, Daryl. "Mihshihkinaahkwa Maamiikaahkia Akima (Little Turtle the War Leader)."Northwest Ohio Quarterly 74 (Winter 2002): 22-28.
Outlines the events and difficulties that faced one of the Miami Nation's greatest war leaders.
Brace, Elmore. "Topenbee and the Decline of the Pottawattomie Nation." Indiana Magazine of History 14 (March 1918): 3-12.
Topenbee was for forty years the principal chief and sachem of the Pottawattomie tribe of Indians. He died in Michigan in 1840.
Brunson, Alfred and John T. Kingston. "Death of Tecumseh." Wisconsin Historical Collections 4 (1857-1858): 269-376.
Two accounts of his death.
"Chief Little Elk." News From Indian Country 4 (Early September 1990): 30.
Photo and notice of his death.
Clapp, Alice B. "George Johnston, Indian Interpreter." Michigan History 23 (Autumn 1939): 350-366.
Johnston was the son of John Johnston and O-Shau-Gus-Co-Day-Way-Qua.
Clifton, James A. "Leopold Pokagon: Transformative Leadership in the St. Joseph River Frontier." Michigan History 69 (September/October 1985): 16-23.
Pokagon was a Pottawatomie leader in Michigan.
Collins, Newell E. "Old Mother Rodd." Totem Pole. 26 (March 5, 1951): 1-6.
An Indian medicine woman of the Sarnia area who died in 1870 when she was over a hundred years old.
Curry, Wm. M. "The Wyandot Chief, Leather Lips."Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society Publications. 12 (1903): 30-36
Lived mainly in Ohio.
Cushman, Gwynne. "John Okemos, Son of the Chief." Michigan Archaeologist. 8 (September 1962): 20-26.
Cushman's grandfather told her about John Okemos.
Custer, Milo. "Kannekuk or Keeanakuk: the Kickapoo Prophet." Journal of the Illinois State Historical Society. 11 (April 1918): 48-56.
Information about him and some of his sermons and speeches.
De Longchamp, Shirley. "Recollections of an Indian Childhood." Michigan-Out-Of-Doors. 31 (December 1977): 30-31+.
Elizabeth Papin Roberts, and upper peninsula Chippewa, is profiled.
Doherty, Jim. "Robert Dominic." Indian Talk. 3 (March/April 1976): 14.
Dominic's obituary from the Petoksey News-Review, March 1976.
Fierst, John T. "Return to 'Civilization': John Tanner's Troubled Years at Sault Ste. Marie." Minnesota History. 50 (Spring 1986): 23-36.
Tanner, who served Schoolcraft as an interpreter at the U. S. Indian Agency, was a troubled person.
Greenman, E. F. "Indian Chiefs of Michigan." Michigan History. 23 (Summer 1939): 220-249.
Brief information about Andrew Blackbird, Cheecheebingway,
Kinonchamek, Kishkawko, Kondiaronk, Mikinac, Minavavana, Noonday,
Leopold Pokagon, Simon Pokagon, Pontiac, Saquina, Shingabawassin, Tarhe,
Tecumseh, Walk-in-the-Water, Waubojeeg, White Pigeon and Winamac.
Hart, Irving Harlow. "The Story of Beengwa, Daughter of a Chippewa Warrior." Minnesota History. 9 December 1928): 319-330.
An interview done in 1927 with the daughter of Augenosh of the Sandy Hill Band.
Hendershot, Robert M. "The Legacy of an Ojibwe 'Lumber Chief': David Shoppenagon." Michigan Historical Review. 29 (Fall) 2003): 41-68.
David Shoopenagon's decision not to live on a reservation, his
exploitation and promotion pf stereotypes, his participation in the
deforestation of Michigan, his memorable character, and his enduring
legacy, each contribute to his life's historical significance.
"The Life of Little Elk." Wilderness Chronicle 7 (Winter/Spring 1986): 12.
A biography of a Chippewa elder and ceremonial chief.
Livingston, Edward. "Monuments to Historical Indian Chiefs." Ohio Archaeological and Historical Publications 11 (193): 1-29.
Includes Leopold and Simon Pokagon.
McKee, Russell. "Remarkable Half-Breed: Charles Langlade." Michigan Conservation 35 (March/April 1966): 18-23.
Charles Langlade, son of Augustin Langlade and Domitilde,
served under three flags and was a key figure in early Michigan history.
McKinley, Sarah and Helen Collar. "Chief Peaine and the Mormons" Journal of Beaver Island History 3 (1988): 19-30.
"Maconce."Totem Pole 21 (April 5, 1948): 1-4.
Maconce signed his totem in 1809. He was a Chippewa of Swan Creek.
Mahon, Louisa Leismer. "Bob Dominic: The Life of a Modern Warrior." Indian Talk 3 (March/April 1976): 10-12.
The life of the President of the Northern Michigan Ottawa Association and his wife Waunetta.
"Martha (Chance) Pratt/ New-e-gee-zek: Interpreter." Harlow's Wooden Man 20 (Spring 1984): 2.
In the late 19 th century there were many Chippewa living in
the vicinity of Marquette who did not speak English. New-e-gee-zek was
Maynard, Daniel P. " Marquette's Kawbawgams." Michigan History 74 (March/April 1990): 26-40.
Charles and Charlotte Kawbawgam left their mark on Marquette.
"Michigan Group Wants Shrine Named for Tekakwitha." News From Indian Country 11 (Late July 1997): 7A.
What's stirring the Roman Catholics in Indian River, Michigan
is the push to have the "Cross in the Woods" renamed for the American
Indian woman who inspired it.
" Michigan's Indian Sleuth." Indian Talk 1 (August 1974): 14-15.
Frederick Boyd, Director of Concerned Indians of Michigan.
"Na-Qua-Chic-A-Ming." Totem Pole 18 (November 4, 1946): 1-2.
Chippewa chief in the Saginaw Valley.
Norris, Caleb H. "Tarhee, the Crane - Chief of the Wyandots." Historical Society of Northwestern Ohio Quarterly Bulletin 2 (April 1935): 13 pages.
Tarhee died in 1794. The article includes many facts about his life including his speeches.
"O-Ge-Ma-Ke-Ga-To." Totem Pole 22 (January 3, 1949): 3.
Brief information about this chief who was the principal speaker at the Treaty of Saginaw.
"Okemos." Totem Pole 22 (January 3, 1949): 1-3.
Some disputed information about him.
Petoskey, Ella. "Chief Petoskey." Michigan History 13 (Summer 1929): 443-448.
A brief sketch by his grand-daughter.
Plano, Shirley. "Charles Kawbawgam, Chippewa Chief." Harlow's Wooden Man 7 (Fall 1971): 4-5.
A brief biography of the Chippewa chief in the Marquette, Michigan area.
"Profile: Fred S. Chivis, Jr." Indian Talk 2 (November 1974): 9-10.
Chivis is the Assistant Director of the Grand Rapids Inter-Tribal council.
Rafert, Stewart. "Ozahshinquah: A Miami Woman's Life." Traces 4 (Spring 1992): 4-11.
Ozahshinquah was the daughter of Frances Slocum, the Indian captive.
"Remembering Chief Little Elk." Wilderness Chronicle 20 (Summer/Fall/Winter 1991): 22-23.
Chief Little Elk died in 1990.
"Reminiscences of the Chippewa Chief, Hole-in-the-Day." Wisconsin Historical Collections 5 (1867-1869): 378-409.
Several writers' accounts of Hole-in-the-Day.
"Saginaw-Chippewa Leader Sowmick and his Wife Killed in Accident." News From Indian Country 4 (August 1990): 5.
Sowmick was largely credited for bringing jobs and relative
prosperity to his small Isabella Reservation tribe of about 1,000
Saltonstall, Brayton. "Chief Keshkauko." Michigan History 7 (January/April 1923): 42-48.
An appeal not to name a county after him.
Schlup, Emil. "Tarhe - the Crane." Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society Publications 14: 132-138; 313-318.
Tarhe was a Wyandot Indian born near Detroit in 1742. He became the Grand Sachem of the Wyandot nation.
Stone-Gordon, Tammy. "The Other Schoolcraft." Michigan History 78 (March/April 1994); 24-29.
Jane Johnston Schoolcraft was a gifted author and a major contributor to her husband's literary work.
"The Story of Chief Ogemaw." Wilderness Chronicle 12 (Summer 1987): 19-20.
Biography of the famed Indian from Michigan whose name was used in 1892 for a post office.
Swift, Ivan. "Chief Andrew Blackbird." Michigan History 10 (April 1926): 233-240.
Biography of Chief Blackbird.
"Tarhe - The Crane." Ohio Archaeological and Historical Publications 20 (1911): 64-73
Where to look for information about Tarhe.
"Tonquish." Totem Pole 12 (February 7, 1944): 1-3.
A Pottawatomi from the Detroit area in the 1800's.
Turner, F. N. "Chief Okemos." Michigan History 6 (1922): 156-159.
The speech given at the marking of the chief's grave.
Whicker, John Wesley. "Pierre Moran, or Chief Parish of the Pottawatomi Indians." Indiana Magazine of History 23 (June 1927): 229-236.
A biography of Chief Parish.