.1 cm of graphic material. - 3 photographs : b&w, tin type positive ; 6 x 9.5 cm1 missing
The first photograph on this page is of William Aundag and Joseph Saghejewh. William Aundag (Kewans, OLD MAN) arrived at Shingwauk on May 27, 1878 from Garden River. William was the son of Luther and Julia Aundag of the Ojibway tribe. He belonged to the Church of England. When William arrived at Shingwauk he was wholly
untaught and without skills in English. Throughout his four years of school, William made very little progress. In
June of 1882 William left Shingwauk. Prior to 1887 William was married and working as a day labourer in Neebish, Ontario. William was student no. 112.
Joseph Saghejewh (Sahgejewh, COMING OUT AT THE TOP OF A MOUNTAIN) arrived at Shingwauk Home for
the first time on November 7, 1874. He was the son of Margaret Sahgejewh of the Ojibway tribe from Sugar
Island, MI. They belonged to the Church of England. Upon his arrival it was reported that he was ragged, infected, and quite untaught with no English. He was without skills in English and was noted as both ragged and neglected. On May 25, 1875 Joseph was removed from the school by his grandfather. He returned to Shingwauk on December 25, 1876 and began learning the trade of Blacksmithing. He began an apprenticeship with a Blacksmith that began on September 26, 1879. Joseph left the Shingwauk Home permanently in March of 1882 because of scrofula. By 1892 he was married and living in Old Anse, U.S., and was doing well. Joseph was student no. 18.
The second photograph on this page is of James Rodd. On July 22, 1875, James Rodd (birth name: Keezzhkahko, ONLY ONE LEGG) arrived at Shingwauk from Sarnia, Ontario. James belonged to both the Church of England and the Ojibway tribe. At Shingwauk James trained to become a bootmaker. Upon arriving at Shingwauk, he spoke little English but made fair progress over his four years. In May of 1879, James married Jane Grey. By 1892 he and Jane had two children and were living happily.