A couple of the links below open Adobe pdf files, and the rest take you to web pages that provide you with the book on-line.

General Websites Providing Books (

This website has literally thousands of materials published from the 17th century to the early 20th century. Although it claims to represent Canada's heritage, there are also many books that were published in the U.S. While you will want to explore this site using your own search criteria, I provide links to a few of my favorite publications below.

George Copway's history and sketch of the Ojibway nation

Another George Copway historical study and sketch

George Copway's autobiography

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft's history of American Indians

Schoolcraft's study of traditional tales

Johann Kohl's Kitchi-gami: Wanderings Around Lake Superior

Two books by Alexander Henry, Northwest Company fur trader (1) and (2)

A catechism by N.L. Siderath, with lots of Ojibwe

Several works by Jean André Cuoq: (1), (2), and his grammar of Algonquin (3)

Peter Jones' collection of Ojibway hymns

A work detailing Wikwemikong language: (1)

Edward Wilson's grammar and lexicon of Ojibwe

Belcourt's grammar of Saulteaux

American Memory: The Library of Congress Website (

Some works by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (1), (2)

Books in PDF Format

Andrew Blackbird's history of the Ottawa and Chippewa people of Michigan

John Tanner's Narrative of his life among the Ojibwe