OJIBWA MIDE ROLL

MS 4535
MS Short Title
Text OJIBWA MIDE ROLL WITH PICTOGRAPHS AND NAME GLYPHS OF BEARS, BIRDS, HORNED FIGURES AND UNDERWATER MANITOU
Description MS in Ojibwa on birch bark, Western Great Lakes, U.S.A., mid 19th c., 1 roll flattened out, 11x43 cm, single column, (8x30-34 cm), 2+2 lines, 20+17 pictographs and name glyphs.
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Context For a Shawnee/Iroquois mide roll, see MS 2922.
Provenance 1. Bruce Ferrini, Akron, Ohio. .
Commentary The Mide roll can be said to represent the transmission of totems or social structures with name glyphs.
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Place of origin Great Lakes, USA
Dates mid 19c AD

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