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Manito: An Indian Love Poem
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Description
Creators
McDonnell, William, Author
Rideout, Gus
, Author
Media Type
Text
Item Types
Documents
Booklets
Description
A 19th century poem written by William McDonnell on Lindsay, Ontario in the 19th century and originally printed in booklet form in 1884 and was titled "Manita. A Poem being An Indian Legend of Sturgeon Point, Ontario."

The re-print was written by Gus Rideout and was titled "Manito. An Indian Love Poem."

"There was this handsome, courageous and compassionate young Iroquois chief who fell in love with a beautiful daughter of a Huron chief. The young man went to seek the hand of the young maiden in marriage but was done in by a rival in the person of a Huron brave."
Notes
Click the picture to read the re-printed version of "Manita" / "Manito"
Date of Original
1884
Subject(s)
Language of Item
English
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Manito: An Indian Love Poem


A 19th century poem written by William McDonnell on Lindsay, Ontario in the 19th century and originally printed in booklet form in 1884 and was titled "Manita. A Poem being An Indian Legend of Sturgeon Point, Ontario."

The re-print was written by Gus Rideout and was titled "Manito. An Indian Love Poem."

"There was this handsome, courageous and compassionate young Iroquois chief who fell in love with a beautiful daughter of a Huron chief. The young man went to seek the hand of the young maiden in marriage but was done in by a rival in the person of a Huron brave."