Henry Rowe Schoolcraft


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United States geologist and ethnologist and explorer who discovered the source of the Mississippi River (1793-1864)

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However, as Parker makes clear, her talents were subsumed within her marriage to Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, the first US Indian Agent in Michigan Territory.
Calhoun also appointed Henry Rowe Schoolcraft to this exploratory tour (Schoolcraft's first expedition into the northwest) as the official geologist.
Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, an early explorer of the interior of the Ozarks of Missouri and Arkansas, left behind a splendidly detailed account of what that then-wild region looked like in the early 1800s.
As background for the work, Longfellow consulted two books on the Indian tribes of North America by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft.
In the United States, the first person to make a concerted effort to collect folklore was Henry Rowe Schoolcraft (above).
Many scholars will find particularly exciting the path that Parker traces from Schoolcraft's writing through Henry Rowe Schoolcraft to Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Wilhelm Grimm, one of the famous brothers of German folklore, and perhaps to Mary E.
An opportunity to write an extended piece about the Assiniboine arose when he received a copy in the early 1850s of a circular sent by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, then secretary of war and responsible for Indian affairs.
Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, Algic Researches, Comprising Inquiries Respecting the Mental Characteristics of the North American Indians (New York: Harper and Brothers, 1839).
Around the same time that Eastman was in Minnesota, New York-born Henry Rowe Schoolcraft was being recognized for popularizing the oral traditions of Native Americans.
He moves from Robert Thy, Henry Rowe Schoolcraft, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow--who transvalue, translate, and misuse tribal songs and stories, who create "fetishized antiselves"--to Andrew Wiget, Claude Levi-Strauss, and Victor Barnouw who employ "occidental binaries and the tropes to academic power" (p.
Henry Rowe Schoolcraft was one of the most important interpreters of tribal cultures in the early nineteenth century.