Robert Gawboy Interview, 1975

Title

Robert Gawboy Interview, 1975

Authors

Robert Gawboy

Files

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Interviewer

Theresa LaPrairie

Interviewee

Robert Gawboy

Date Recorded

8-20-1975

Date Digital

7-7-2020

Location Recorded

Minority Students Office, Morris, Minnesota

Keywords

Ojibwa Indians, Medicine men, Ojibwa philosophy, Traditional medicine, Legends

Description

Robert Gawboy is a 75 year old Native American medicine man and philosopher from the Lake Vermillion Indian Reservation, Tower, Minnesota, of the Lake Kabetogama Band of Bois Forte Band of Lake Superior Chippewas.

In this interview, Robert Gawboy tells what it is to be a Native American medicine man, and how one becomes a medicine man. He discusses remedies used and some of the spells cast. He also discusses Native American legend and tradition.

Run Time

01:28:43

Language

English

Notes

This interview was done in front of students and faculty members at the University of Minnesota Morris.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

NAHGawboy01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1010

Robert Gawboy Interview, 1975

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