"The Orders of the Dreamed": George Nelson on Cree and Northern Ojibwa Religion and Myth, 1823

@article{Smith1988TheOO,
  title={"The Orders of the Dreamed": George Nelson on Cree and Northern Ojibwa Religion and Myth, 1823},
  author={Donald B. Smith and Jennifer S. H. Brown and Robert Alain Brightman},
  journal={Journal of the Early Republic},
  year={1988},
  volume={9},
  pages={132}
}
Among Anglo-Canadian fur traders of the early nineteenth century, George Nelson stands out for his interest in the life and ways of the native people he encountered. In 1823 Nelson was serving as a HudsonAEs Bay Company clerk in charge of the post at Lac la Ronge, an outpost of Ile a la Crosse in northeastern Saskatchewan. During that time he kept a letter-journal, addressed to his father, in which he related his observations of Cree and Northern Ojibwa religion and myth. This document is… 
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