Anthologies that Schoolcraft has been published in include The Women's Great Lakes Reader, edited by Victoria Brehm (Holy CowPress, 1998).


Native American Women’s Writing 1800-1924 is an anthology that contains writings of Jane Johnston Schoolcraft along with many other early Native American Women’s writing and is thus a great source for which to compare and contrast writings that come from a similar background as Jane Johnston Schoolcraft.

  Great source,

"Poetry 1815-1836" is a book of twenty-six of Jane's poems, some of which are written in Ojibwa with an english translation.

  Published Work,

She may have had the first full length poetry book by an indian entitled "Ridge's Poems".


Although it has been contested as to who primarily authored Jane Johnston Schoolcraft's works, the following have been accredited to her pen:

Character of Aboriginal Historical Tradition (1827)
Invocation to My Maternal Grandfather on Hearing His Descent from Chippewa Ancestors Misrepresented (1827)
Lines Written Under Severe Pain and Sickness (1827)
Moowis, the Indian Coquette: A Chippewa Legend (1827)
Origin of the Miscodeed or the Maid of Taquimenon (1827)
Otagamiad (1827)
Resignation (1827)
Say Dearest Friend, When Light Your Bark (1827)
Sonnet (1827)
The Origin of the Robin—An Oral Allegory (1827)
To My Ever Beloved and Lamented Son William Henry (1827)
To Sisters on a Walk in the Garden, After a Shower (1827)
Mishosha, or the Magician and His Daughters: A Chippewa Tale or Legend (1827) [n.b., 1839]
Ridge's Poems

The following are anthoogies in which these stories have been published:
The Women's Great Lakes Reader, edited by Victoria Brehm (Holy CowPress, 1998).
Native American Women’s Writing 1800-1924
Poetry 1815-1836

  Complete List of Schoolcraft's Works,

Many of Schoolcraft's unpublished manuscripts are held today at the Clarke Historical Library at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

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  manuscript holdings,

Schoolcraft constructed “Mishosha, or the Magician and His Daughters” as a legend that educates white settlers about the Native American culture through tales that have been passed down for generations. This legend questions the relationship between man and landscape while utilizing ties to the Great Spirit.


FYI: I combined three or four separate entries dealing with Schoolcraft's works and added them to the most comprehensive list. There are some dates missing and necessary info for the anthologies portion. You may view the edits under the entry titled "Complete List of Schoolcraft's Works"

  Edit of Schoolcraft's Works,

This is an exept of a story by told by Jane Johnston Schoolcraft, of Native American Origin

  Mishosha or the Magician and His Daughter,

Here is another piece of literature by Schoolcraft.

  The Foresaken Brother,