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When Everybody Called Me Gabe-bines,
"Forever-Flying-Bird":
An Ethnographic Biography of
Paul Peter Buffalo

Timothy G. Roufs
University of Minnesota Duluth

a note on tenses
  a note on style

 
orignal tapes information

Table of Contents

"This project has been financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society."

"This publication was made  possible in  part by the  people of  Minnesota  through  a grant funded by an appropriation  to  the  Minnesota  Historical Society  from the  Minnesota  Arts and Cultural  Heritage  Fund. Any views,  findings,  opinions,  conclusions  or recommendations expressed in this publication  are those  of  the authors  and  do not necessarily represent those of the State of  Minnesota, the  Minnesota  Historical Society, or the  Minnesota  Historic Resources Advisory Committee."

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Paul Buffalo Meditating Wild Rice Beds.

Paul Buffalo Meditating Wild Rice Beds.


Edited by

Tim Roufs

University of Minnesota Duluth
  Duluth, MN 55812 - 2496

"This project has been financed in part with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society."

"This publication was made  possible in  part by the  people of  Minnesota  through  a grant funded by an appropriation  to  the  Minnesota  Historical Society  from the  Minnesota  Arts and Cultural  Heritage  Fund. Any views,  findings,  opinions,  conclusions  or recommendations expressed in this publication  are those  of  the authors  and  do not necessarily represent those of the State of  Minnesota, the  Minnesota  Historical Society, or the  Minnesota  Historic Resources Advisory Committee."

Volume I of the Paul Buffalo Trilogy:
When Everybody Called Me Gabe-bines,
"Forever-Flying-Bird":
An Ethnographic Biography of
Paul Peter Buffalo, 1900-xxx1914


Year-Round in the Early Years


Volume II of the Paul Buffalo Trilogy:

Winibozho and The Way We Think About the World

Volume III of the Paul Buffalo Trilogy:

Living Amongst the Whites . . . the Best We Can

You might find the "The Wisdom and Ways of Paul Buffalo" segment of WDSE/WRPT TV's Native Report of interest
(Season 6 Episode 10)

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Table of Contents

  "Introduction"
  A note on tenses
    A note on style
    "Acknowledgements"

Volume I:
When Everybody Called Me Gabe-bines,
"Forever-Flying-Bird":
An Ethnographic Biography of
Paul Peter Buffalo, xxx1900-1914

Year-Round in the Early Years

Vol. I of the Paul Buffalo Trilogy

Timothy G. Roufs
University of Minnesota Duluth

a note on tenses

a note on style


orignal tapes information

Ch. 1 "Early Life at Leech Lake"
Ch. 2 "Bena Childhood"
Ch. 3 "Canoe Days"
Ch. 4 "Siouxs and Scouts"
Ch. 5 "Chiefs and Councils"
Ch. 6 "Spring Move to the Sugar Bush"
Ch. 7 "Skigamizigewin, Maple Sugar Time"
Ch. 8 "Old Gardens and New Bark"
Ch. 9 "Bears"
Ch. 10 "Blueberry Time"
Ch. 11 "Campfire Talks"
Ch. 12 "Inbetween Time"
Ch. 13 "Indian Medicine" (see note in chapter)
Ch. 14 Ch. 13 "Manoominike-Giizis, 'Wild Ricing Moon'"
Ch. 15 Ch. 14 "Moccasin Game Gambling"
Ch. 16 Ch. 15 "Lacrosse and Other Camp Games"
Ch. 17 Ch. 16 "River Life and Fishing"
Ch. 18 Ch. 17 "Winter Wood and Wiigwaams"
Ch. 19 Ch. 18 "Late-Autumn-Winter Camp"
   
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Volume II:
Wenabozho and The Way We Think About the World

Vol. II of the Paul Buffalo Trilogy

Timothy G. Roufs
University of Minnesota Duluth

a note on tenses
a note on style

orignal tapes information

Ch. 20 Ch. 19 "Wenabozho and the Creation of the Current World"
Ch. 21 Ch. 20 "Tales of WenabozhoHiawatha Winibozho"
Ch. 22 Ch. 21 "The Windigo Cannibal and Other Life Trials and Adventures of Gwashun, the Boy Who Did Not Obey His Father and Mother: Our Favorite Story"
Ch. 23 Ch. 22 "Drums"
Ch. 24 Ch. 23 "Niimi'idiwin: 'Come and Dance, Come and Sing--Living and Spirits Alike'"
Ch. 25 Ch. 24 "Courtship, Marriage, and Living in with the In-Laws"
Ch. 26 Ch. 25 "'Self-Houses,' Sweat Houses, and Blood-taking"
Ch. 27 Ch. 26 "Dreams and Visions"
Ch. 28 Ch. 27 "Power" (draft)
Ch. 29 Ch. 28 "What's Behind the Sun?: An Indian Sermon"
Ch. 30 Ch. 29 "Midewiwin"
Ch. 31 Ch. 30 "An Indian Curing Ceremony"
Ch. 32 Ch. 31 "Spiritual Doctoring, Tipi-Shaking, and Bone-Swallowing Specialists"
Ch. 33 Ch. 32 "Medicine Men / Medicine Women"
Ch. 34 Ch. 33 "Messengers and Unusual Events"
Ch. 35 Ch. 34 "Fireballs, and the 'Black-Shadow-Man'"
   
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Volume III:
Living Amongst the Whites . . . the Best We Can

Vol. III of the Paul Buffalo Trilogy

Timothy G. Roufs
University of Minnesota Duluth

a note on tenses
a note on style

orignal tapes information

Ch. 36 Ch. 35 "Boarding School Days"
Ch. 37 Ch. 36 "Jack Nason, 'My Dad. My Step-Dad'"
Ch. 38 Ch. 37 "Finns, 'The Sweatbath-Men'"
Ch. 39 Ch. 38 "Timber Days"
Ch. 40 Ch. 39 "Leech and Mississippi Forks"
Ch. 41 Ch. 40 "John Smith 'Wrinkle Meat'"
Ch. 42 Ch. 41 "Talking with the Old Folks: Recollections and Predictions"
Ch. 43 Ch. 42 "Hunting and Snaring"
Ch. 44 Ch. 43 "Cattle, Horses, 'Siouxs'"
Ch. 45 Ch. 44 "Churches and Missionaries"
Ch. 46 Ch. 45

"Treaties, Allotments, and Self-Government"
  
Includes Paul's discussion of 1934 Indian Reorganization Act (Wheeler-Howard Act) and "The Indian New Deal"
   This contrasts with Ch. 5 "Chiefs and Councils"

Ch. 47 Ch. 46

"Out There in North Dakota"

Ch. 48 Ch. 47

"Uprise in the Indian Office" -- 1938 / 1939  

Ch. 49 Ch. 48

"White Medicine" -- 1937 / 1939

Ch. 50 Ch. 49

"New White World . . . Living with Rules and Regulations . . ."
   Paul reflects on the effects of "the Whites comin' in"
   Including Paul's "Married Life" (one Indian style, one White style) -- 1920s

Ch. 51 Ch. 50

"Dying"
   Mother dies
   Paul dies temporarily
   "Dying Temporarily -- Dream Dying"
   Discussion of "Wakes, Burials, Souls and Heaven"
   Return to listening to sermon at best friend's (Joe Barnes') funeral, which is where Paul starts his narrative in Ch. 1"Early Life at Leech Lake."
   Ends with Paul's dream of dying temporarily and the returning to finish [the tapes for] this book

   
  "Endnotes"
  "Bibliography"
  Index
  Interview Materials
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