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Wild Rice and the Ojibway People Paperback – July 15, 1988

ISBN-13: 978-0873512268 ISBN-10: 087351226X Edition: First Edition, First Printing

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  • Paperback: 368 pages
  • Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society Press; First Edition, First Printing edition (July 15, 1988)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 087351226X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0873512268
  • Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #654,791 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Highly recommended. Anyone interested in wild rice and the Ojibwa peoples will find the work exciting." -- American Anthropologist

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Thomas Vennum, Jr., is senior ethnomusicologist, Office of Folklife Programs at the Smithsonian Institution and author of The Ojibway Dance Drum: Its History and Construction.

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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Curmudgeon in the Kitchen on May 18, 2011
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In "Wild Rice and the Ojibway People," Thomas Vennum opens the way to our understanding not only of a unique American foodstuff but also to its importance in the lives of the Native American people whose livelihood depended on it. I bought it for the culinary information. I keep it for the cultural information that fills out so much of what I learned from a confrere of French Canadian and Ojibway ancestry. It made me want to head for a canoe and beat the rice. This book is a real find.
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0 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Enthusiast on January 10, 2014
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Fascinating and thoroughly documented . . .
I would love to contact the Smithsonian Institution, who employed Thomas Vennum, the author, to see if they have the photographs in this book.
Mr. Vennum, can you help us?
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