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Collection of "The Nishnawbe News" newspapers

 Collection — Box: 15-04-02
Identifier: MSS-266

Scope and Contents

This collection, MSS-266, Collection of "The Nishnawbe News" newspaper, consists of printed copies of The Nishnawbe News which was published at Northern Michigan University from July 1971 through October 1983. The editions maintained in this collection run from 1971 through 1982 and is not all inclusive.


  • 1971-1982


Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions. Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish material from MSS-266, Collection of "The Nishawbe News" newspaper, must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.


"The Nishnawbe News" began in 1971 and grew to a circulation of more than 8,000, following a decrease in funding the printing of the publication was halted in 1983. 2002 saw the return of the "Anishinaabe News" in a digital format as an online publication by the staff of the Center for Native American Studies. In October 2005, it made its comeback as a student-run print publication.

Additional information on the history of the Anishinaabe News is available at:

The information contained in this Biographical/Historical note was compiled from information available at the Center for Native American Studies (CNAS) webpage:


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The materials in this collection, MSS-266, Collection of "The Nishnawbe News" newspaper, are arranged chronologically.

View This Collection Online

This collection is part of UPLINK, the Upper Peninsula Digital Network. You can see it on the UPLINK website here.

Collection of "The Nishnawbe News" newspapers
Glenda K. Ward
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Revision Statements

  • 07/07/2014: Glenda K. Ward

Repository Details

Part of the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives Repository

Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette 49855 United States
906-227-1333 (Fax)


This collection guide includes collections from member organizations of UPLINK (the Upper Peninsula Digital Network) as well as the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives. UPLINK collections document the history of the Upper Peninsula broadly, while the Central UP & NMU Archives focuses on such topics as Northern Michigan University history, the local iron mining industry, and the politics, economics, religion, environment, and culture of the Central Upper Peninsula region.

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