Anishinabe Enamiad, Messenger of the Holy Childhood - 14 Volumes
Harbor Springs: Harbor Sprinngs Indian School, 1896. First Edition :. Hardcover. 14 yearly volumes with monthly issues bound In from 1896 to 1912 (omitting 1908, 1909, & 1911) . Almost all have 12 months, one or two may miss a month or months, else complete. For the first six years the title was "Anishinabe Enamiad" (AE) then the title was changed to "Messenger of the Holy Childhood", volume 7 (1902) , although AE appears sporatically until 1912. Beginning with 1901 Supplements in English began to appear. Indian students mastered the printing; editorial work was in the hand of a Jesuit. Early volumes were in the Chippewa Language, later English or dual printing (dual columns). Missionary work, local news, prayers, history was contained therein. Later world news was included, e. G. The Boer War, Floods, Queen Victoria, etc. All volumes are VG or better, one volume is missing front wrapper, 1910 and 1912 have printed wraps over boards, the rest marbled paper over boards. " Ottawa speakers from Manitoulin Island contributed articles to Anishinabe Enamiad ("the Praying Indian") , an Ojibwe newspaper started by Franciscan missionaries and published in Harbor Springs, Michigan between 1896 and 1902." -Wikipedia This magazine/journal is scarce in individual volumes, long runs are rare. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Very Good .
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Book number: 21977
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Keywords: Indian Language; Chippewa Language; Indian Printers; Indian Catholic