Great Stories of Freshwater Sailing

  White Squall: Sailing the Great Lakes Victoria Brehm Wayne State University Press 4809 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201-1309 wsupress.wayne.edu 9780970260611, $29.95, PB, 400pp, www.amazon.com “A seminal work of simply outstanding scholarship that is unreservedly recommended. . . .” Synopsis: From […] Read More

The Women’s Great Lakes Reader

Offers accounts of women lightkeepers, Natives, fur traders, cooks on sailing vessels, missionaries, and fearless women travellers who wrote of their journeys on the lakes from 1789 to the present. Listed by the Michigan Department of Education as one of […] Read More

A Little History of My Forest Life

The autobiography of a Chippewa-Scots woman from Madeline Island in Lake Superior. The child and grandchild of fur traders, Eliza Morrison describes Metis culture, and her travels by boat, dog sled, and on foot. She gives a 19th-century woman’s view […] Read More

Kaskaskia Illinois-to-French Dictionary

Edited by Carl Masthay For about 300 years a major, overwhelmingly dense document in an Algonquian language now identified as “Kaskaskia Illinois” remained unworked on and thus unpublished so as to be usable. It was first found in the early […] Read More