Ottawa County, Oklahoma IPH/WPA Interviews now available in print! Thursday, Jan 24 2013 

Gregath’s past President, Fredrea Cook, is ready to present her newest work – available now for preorder: The books, available individually or economically as a set, deal with many facets of the early history and genealogy of Ottawa County, Oklahoma. The volumes comprise the entire WPA interviews conducted within Ottawa County. The reproduction of these oral histories provides a wonderful glimpse into the lives of those who came before.  The books are slated to be ready to ship late next week. Click here to go to PayPal shopping cart.

Nannie Lee Burns Indian Pioneer History Interviews of Ottawa County, Oklahoma 1937-1938: complete set, by Fredrea Hermann-Gregath Cook, 2013. 726 pages, 8.5×11″, 4 softbound books (AD102-AD105). AD101-$80.00

Nannie Lee Burns Indian Pioneer History Interviews of Ottawa County, Oklahoma 1937-1938, Volume 1 Abrahams-Green, by Fredrea Hermann-Gregath Cook, 2013. 190 pages, 8.5×11″, softbound book, ISBN 978-1-936091-25-6. AD102-$25.00

Nannie Lee Burns Indian Pioneer History Interviews of Ottawa County, Oklahoma 1937-1938 Volume 2 Hanna-McAlpin, by Fredrea Hermann-Gregath Cook, 2013. 176 pages, 8.5×11″, softbound book, ISBN 978-1-936091-26-3. AD103-$25.00

Nannie Lee Burns Indian Pioneer History Interviews of Ottawa County, Oklahoma 1937-1938 Volume 3 McArdle-Robitaille, by Fredrea Hermann-Gregath Cook, 2013. 178 pages, 8.5×11″, softbound book, ISBN 978-1-936091-27-0.  AD104-$25.00

Nannie Lee Burns Indian Pioneer History Interviews of Ottawa County, Oklahoma 1937-1938 Volume 4 Shiffbauer-Zane, by Fredrea Hermann-Gregath Cook, 2013. 184 pages, 8.5×11″, softbound book, ISBN 978-1-936091-28-7. AD105-$25.00

All orders this month are plus S&H of $11.00 for the first item and $2 each additional sent to single domestic address. In February, initial item fee will raise to $12.00.

We do take library (only) purchase orders.

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More about Bearskin Biography Wednesday, Aug 26 2009 

Kwa-hoo-sha-ha-ke (Flying Eagle) – American Indian Warrior Hero, A Glimpse Into the Life of Leaford Bearskin Chief of the Wyandotte Nation is a book that could had been written so much sooner. Through the efforts of the author, Fredrea Gregath Cook, this insightful look at the life of this dynamic personality, will be available in time for this year’s annual meeting and pow-wow of the Wyandotte Nation, September 11, 2009.

Deeply committed to preserving and promoting history of the region, Cook chose this biography as her latest project. Her published work spans preserving local records and families, several titles of lineage research, as well as college texts. A long time friend of Bearskin, personal knowledge, research in public and private collections, and a recent series of interviews serve to round out this glimpse into what makes the man.

An authorized look into this head of state’s life begins with his genealogical origins and sweeps forward in time to the present. This book is an eye opening tale for those who don’t know the Chief very well. For those who are counted as friends, it’s great to finally be able to get “the whole story” in one sitting. Though not a definitive work, at a little over 100 pages, it does handily re-cap his first career in the military, his second career in Civil Service, and his Tribal leadership to this point.

In preparing this work, the author uncovered many great things, with the help of many wonderful people, that a special website has been set up to share extra items, and color photographs, not included in this particular title. It is at www.gregathcompany.com/wyandotte/flyingeagle, there is no charge and it is open to the public.

The book is available through the publisher, a local business, The Gregath Publishing Company. The author will also be at the Wyandotte pow-wow, where she will have copies on hand. Call the author at 918-542-4148 or visit the website for more information.