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The Resource Battle for the soul : Métis children encounter evangelical Protestants at Mackinaw Mission, 1823-1837, Keith R. Widder

Battle for the soul : Métis children encounter evangelical Protestants at Mackinaw Mission, 1823-1837, Keith R. Widder

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Battle for the soul : Métis children encounter evangelical Protestants at Mackinaw Mission, 1823-1837
Title
Battle for the soul
Title remainder
Métis children encounter evangelical Protestants at Mackinaw Mission, 1823-1837
Statement of responsibility
Keith R. Widder
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1823 William and Amanda Ferry opened a boarding school for Métis children on Mackinac Island, Michigan Territory, setting in motion an intense spiritual battle to win the souls and change the lives of the children, their parents, and all others living at Mackinac. Battle for the Soul demonstrates how a group of enthusiastic missionaries, empowered by an uncompromising religious motivation, served as agents of Americanization. The Ferrys'' high hopes crumbled, however, as they watched their work bring about a revival of Catholicism and their students refuse to abandon the fur trade as a way
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N$T
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Widder, Keith R
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mackinaw Mission
  • Mackinaw Mission
  • Mackinaw Mission
  • Métis
  • Métis
  • Evangelicalism
  • Ojibwa Indians
  • Métis
  • Métis
  • Évangélisme
  • Ojibwa (Indiens)
  • RELIGION
  • Evangelicalism
  • Ojibwa Indians
  • Michigan
Label
Battle for the soul : Métis children encounter evangelical Protestants at Mackinaw Mission, 1823-1837, Keith R. Widder
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-241) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Preface; Foreshadows; Chapter I: The Métis Family: Origins and Characteristics; Chapter II: "Go Ye into All the World ... "; Chapter III: Mackinac, 1815-1830: A Métis Community Responds to Americanization; Chapter IV: Evangelical Ministry to the Multi-Ethnic Community at Mackinac, 1822-1837; Chapter V: Together as Family; Afterword; Appendix 1: Children at Mackinaw Mission; Appendix 2: Missionaries at Mackinac and Lake Superior, 1822-1837; Appendix 3: Letters Containing Conversion Accounts Written by Students at Mackinaw Mission
  • Appendix 4: "A Sketch of the Seat of War between the Chippeways and Sioux"Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocm44957387
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585188027
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xtg7t
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44957387
Label
Battle for the soul : Métis children encounter evangelical Protestants at Mackinaw Mission, 1823-1837, Keith R. Widder
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-241) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Preface; Foreshadows; Chapter I: The Métis Family: Origins and Characteristics; Chapter II: "Go Ye into All the World ... "; Chapter III: Mackinac, 1815-1830: A Métis Community Responds to Americanization; Chapter IV: Evangelical Ministry to the Multi-Ethnic Community at Mackinac, 1822-1837; Chapter V: Together as Family; Afterword; Appendix 1: Children at Mackinaw Mission; Appendix 2: Missionaries at Mackinac and Lake Superior, 1822-1837; Appendix 3: Letters Containing Conversion Accounts Written by Students at Mackinaw Mission
  • Appendix 4: "A Sketch of the Seat of War between the Chippeways and Sioux"Notes; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocm44957387
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxiv, 254 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585188027
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt6xtg7t
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)44957387

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