Jane Johnston Schoolcraft on Native American Authors

Native American Authors

Jane Johnston Schoolcraft (Obahbahmwawagezhegoqua), 1800-1842


Jane Johnston was born at what is now Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Jane and her siblings were educated to the Ojibwa way of life by their mother as well as the basic school subjects. In 1823 Johnston married Henry Schoolcraft, a soon to be famous Indian agent. Her written accounts of Ojibwa oral traditions have been published in several anthologies, including The Women’s Great Lakes Reader, edited by Victoria Brehm (Holy CowPress, 1998).


Online resources by or about Jane Johnston Schoolcraft:

Who was Jane Johnston Schoolcraft?
Author: Robert Dale Parker
Description: An introduction to Jane Johnson Schoolcraft written by Robert Dale Parker, editor of the book: The Sound the Stars Make Rushing Through the Sky: The Writings of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft.

URL: http://www.thesoundthestarsmake.com/

Return to Native American Authors Home