Native American Authors


George Henry (Maun-gwu-daus) , 1807-1851

Ojibwe

George Henry was an Ojibwa interpreter, performer, and Methodist missionary worker. In 1844 he organized an Indian dance troupe which toured from 1845-48. After he returned from Europe, he performed for several years in Canada and the US, and later became a well-known Indian herbalist. George Henry died sometime after 1851.

 

Online resources by or about George Henry:

George Henry: Maun-gwu-daus
Author: Smith, Donald B.
Type: authorbio
Description: Short biography of George Henry (Maungwudaus) from the Canadian Encyclopedia.
URL: http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCE&Params=A1ARTA0003709

Books by George Henry:

Henry, George. An account of the Chippewa Indians: Who have been travelling among the whites, in the United States, England, Ireland, Scotland, France and Belgium, with ... to their hospitality, peculiarities, etc.
1848.
Genre: Oral History
Language: English
Audience: All Ages


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