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The cultural toolbox traditional Ojibwe living in the modern world Anton Treuer

Catalog Data

Author:
Treuer, Anton  Search this
Subject:
Treuer, Anton  Search this
Treuer, Anton Family  Search this
Physical description:
198 pages illustrations 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Autobiographies
Place:
Wisconsin
Minnesota
Date:
2021
Notes:
NMAI copy gift of Bonnie Felts
Contents:
Introduction. Ojibwe seasons -- Spring. New life -- Summer. Coming of age -- Fall. Adulthood -- Winter. Elderhood -- Conclusion. Full circle -- Appendix 1. Bagese rules -- Appendix 2. Ojibwe taboos, sayings, and superstition
Summary:
"In this book, Anton Treuer tells stories of one Ojibwe family's hunting, gathering, harvesting, and cultural ways and beliefs--without violating protected secrets. Following the four seasons of the year and the four seasons of life, this intimate view of the Ojibwe world reflects a relatable, modern, richly experienced connection to the rest of the planet. It also opens up a new way of understanding these living traditions, which carry thousands of years of cultural knowledge still in the making"-- Provided by publisher
Today's Ojibwe people have maintained a dazzling array of deep, beautiful, adaptive ways of connecting to the spiritual, natural, and human beings around them. Variations in Ojibwe cultural practices are, of course, as diverse as their homelands, which stretch across the Great Lakes, Canadian shield, pine forests, and prairie potholes of four US states and three Canadian provinces. And Ojibwe culture, like every other culture, has changed over time. But these variations and changes have always followed a distinct path, reflecting an identifiably Ojibwe worldview. While the world around, in, and connected to Ojibwe spaces continues to envelop myriad cultures and peoples, the Ojibwe have found a way to stay recognizable to their ancestors. In this book, Anton Treuer tells stories of one Ojibwe family's hunting, gathering, harvesting, and cultural ways and beliefs - without violating protected secrets. Following the four seasons of the year and the four seasons of life, this intimate view of the Ojibwe world reflects a relatable, modern, richly experienced connection to the rest of the planet. It also opens up a new way of understanding these living traditions, which carry thousands of years of cultural knowledge still in the making
Topic:
Social life and customs  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Ojibwa Indians  Search this
Ojibwe (Anishinabe)  Search this
Ojibwe (Anishinabe)--Social life and customs  Search this
Ojibwe Indians--Social life and customs  Search this
Ojibwe Indians  Search this
Ojibwa (Indiens)--Mœurs et coutumes  Search this
Ojibwa (Indiens)--Rites et cérémonies  Search this
Ojibwa (Indiens)  Search this
Families  Search this
Ojibwa Indians--Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Ojibwa Indians--Social life and customs  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1159100