1858 Catholic prayer book in Neshnabemowen
Summary:*Open PDF file to see all document pages; 1858 Catholic prayer book published in Cincinnati, Ohio written in Potawatomi language
1858 Catholic prayer book published in Cincinnati, Ohio. Flyleaf page contains the name, "Daniel Mawso" written in pencil. The title of the text on the interior is "Katolik Gagikwe-Masinaigan" Gigikwe likely comes from "gagigado" meaning "s/he speak continuously or prays." The title, therefore, is Catholic Prayer Book/Papers. There is significant water damage throughout the book and the binding is fragile.
Pokagon Band Department of Language and Culture Archives room, shelf A2, back