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Chippewa Customs (Publications of the Minnesota Historical by Frances Densmore

By Frances Densmore

Frances Densmore, born in 1867, used to be one of many first ethnologists to specialise in the examine of yank Indian track and tradition. Her publication, first released in 1929, is still an authoritative resource for the tribal background, customs, legends, traditions, artwork, track, financial system, and relaxation actions of the Chippewa (Ojibway) Indians of the U.S. and Canada.

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Beginning in 1497, van Aelst furnished tapestries to the Hapsburg rulers of Brabant. In 1502, he traveled to Spain and was subsequently appointed valet de chambre and supplier of tapestries to King Philip I on 8 July 1502 in Toledo. In 1506, he was again in Spain, returning to Brussels in 1508. In 1509, van Aelst was appointed valet de chambre and official weaver to the young archduke Charles V, a position that entailed overseeing the royal inventory, purchasing materials, and planning the adornment of public buildings on the occasion of holidays and celebrations.

04-155 (02) A–Dutch 10 • 6/29/04 5:57 PM Page 10 ALTARPIECES ALTARPIECES. See REREDOS. ALTITUDE CENT, PLACE DE L’/HOOGTE HONDERDPLAATS. This square in Forest marks one of the highest points in the Brussels metropolitan area. The church of Saint-Augustin, one of the few art deco churches in the capital, was built here beginning in 1936 under designs drafted by architects Léon Guianotte and André Watteyne. AMIGO. The Amigo is the name of a street, a former prison, and a hotel in Brussels. The rue de l’Amigo was originally called Boterpotstraat after “Boterpot” (butter pot), the popular name of an adjacent building that sported a large, bulbous dome, which dated from the 14th century.

July 31: King Baldwin (Baudouin) I dies and is given a state funeral in Brussels. September: New conference center of the European Parliament opens. 1995 January 1: Division of Brabant into separate Flemish and Walloon provinces comes into effect. 1996 October 20: White March. 1998 United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designates the Grand’ Place as a World Heritage site. 1999 Annual grants to the Brussels Capital Region by the federal government for urban improvements.

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