Early Menominee Language Resources
Pilling, J. (1973). Bibliographies of the languages of the North American Indians. (Bulletin (Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology) ; no. 1 etc). New York: AMS Press.
This is a bibliography of very early Menominee language materials. Some of these materials are very hard to find and we will add resources as they are found.
- Balbi, Adrien: Introduction à l’atlas ethnographique du globe 1826 Plate xli – “Tableau polyglotte des langues Amercaines” contains a vocabulary of 26 words
- Bruce, W.H.: Vocabulary of the Menomonee 1852 In Schoolcraft (H.R.), Indian tribes, vol. 2, pp. 470-481 (720-735 on pdf), Philadelphia, 1852. Contains about 400 words.
- Campbell, John: The Affiliation of the Algonquian Languages 1879
- Derenthal, Rev. Odoric: Sermons for Sundays and Holidays, in Menomonee 1886; Vocabulary of the Menomonee Language 1886; Bible history translated from Chippewa to Menomonee 1887 (These might be at Marquette University?)
- Domenech, Abbe Emmanuel Henri Dieudonne: Seven years’ residence in the great deserts of North America 1860 Vocabularies contain 84 words of Menomonee
- Doty, James D.: Vocabulary of the Menomenies 1836 Page 309 of the document has the Vocabulary list
- Gallatin, Albert: Hale’s Indians of North-west America and Vocabularies of North America 1848. Menemone 60 words pp 112-113
- Haines, Elijah Middlebrook: The American Indian (Uh-nish-in-na-ba): The whole subject complete in one volume 1888
- James, Dr. Edwin: A narrative of the captivity and adventures of John Tanner during thirty years among the Indians in the interior of North America 1830 (Knowledge of Astronomy starts on p 321 of this document – list of moons and stars)
- Morgan, Lewis Henry: Smithsonian Contributions to Knowledge Vol. 17 1871