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  Turtle Island Productions
In fact, according to Ojibway Oral Tradition, the Ojibway were actually part of the confederacy known as the Three Fires of the Anishinabe.
The original homeland of the Ojibway was immense, stretching from the northern reaches of the plains to the southeastern shores of the Great Lakes.
During the period when the Ojibway pushed westward around Lake Superior, other sections of the tribe were moving to the south.Although war continued with the Iroquois until 1700, the tide had turned and the Iroquois bands no longer threatened the people of the upper Great Lakes, including the Ojibway.
www.turtle-island.com /historytext.html   (3696 words)

  
  Ojibway Land Exchange   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ojibway Lake does have a large amount of private ownership, particularly on the north and east sides (estimated 33%).
The Ojibway Recreation Residences were established in the late 1940s when the Forest Service designated the tract for the development of seasonal noncommercial cabin sites in an effort to draw people to the area.
Ojibway Lake is 383 acres in size and the majority of the shoreline is federally owned.
www.superiornationalforest.org /resources/2002/ojibway/oibway_exchange_ea_electronic_copy.htm   (4807 words)

  
 Ojibway Culture and History
According to the Ojibway creation story the Original Man's first responsibility after he was placed on Earth was to follow the Creator's instructions and walk the Earth and name all of the animals, plants, hills, and valleys.
The wolf and man (the Ojibway) are thought to be similar because both walked creation, mate for life, have a Clan system and a tribe, have had their land taken from them, have been hunted for their hair, have been pushed close to destruction and are recovering.
Traditional Ojibway spiritual leaders are creationists and do not believe in the Bering Strait hypothesis for the peopling of North America nor the evolution of human beings in a Darwinian sense.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Acropolis/5579/ojibwa.html   (3134 words)

  
 Native Americans: A Thesis by Kathy Browning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The Ojibway and the Cree joined together to push the Dakota to the southwest corner of Minnesota, and after about ten years of setting up boundaries, the Ojibway claimed the land north of the Minnesota River to be their territory.
Ojibway moccasins were made of one piece of leather that formed the sole, the tongue and the sides.
The Ojibway borrowed some of their songs and dances from the neighboring Dakota tribes, since much of their music was lost during the years of being forced from their land onto reservations by the United States Government.
home.earthlink.net /~debrajet/indio4.html   (8239 words)

  
 ojibway casinos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The grief itself was not ignoble; the sting of it lay in the fact that she had been led to this act of treachery against herself.
ojibway casinos he quivering stillness of the butterfly on the half-opened flower, the silent grazing of the deer in the sun, were the sights her eye rested upon and received as the images of her own nature laid open to happiness and trembling in its ecstasy.
ojibway casinos he fact that her past is always her lover, and her future invariably her husband.
www.3xclamation-promotions.com /Computer_hardware/stat/110.html   (691 words)

  
 OJIBWAY TEA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ojibway Tea is a formula concocted of four Canadian herbs: Sheep Sorrel, Burdock Root, Slippery Elm and Turkey Rhubarb.
Ojibway Tea is currently being used throughout the United States, Canada Mexico, Europe, Australia, and Africa and is marketed under many different names...
The entire Sheep Sorrel plant may be harvested to be used in Ojibway Tea or just the leaves and stems may be harvested, and this allows the plants to be "reharvested" later.
www.herb-care.com /welcome.html   (1948 words)

  
 Customs of The Ojibway   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Ojibway spear fishing was done at night using flaming torches at the the front of a birchbark canoe to attract fish.The Ojibway (Chippewa) reservation of Lac du Flambeau in Northern Wisconsin was named so by early French fur trappers because of the hundreds of torch-lit canoes spear fishing at night on the lake.
For the Anishinabek; Ojibway, Potawatomi and Odawa, the Megis Shell played an important part in their migration from the St. Lawrence Sea Way area west to what is today Northern Michigan, Northern Wisconsin, Northern Minnesota, Southern Ontario, and as far west as Manitoba, and Northern Montana.
This is one example of a growing movement throughout Ojibway land to embrace the crafts, traditions and customs once nearly abandoned due to aculturation and assimilation in order to reconnect with the legacy of Ojibway culture and heritage.
www.runningdeerslonghouse.com /webdoc221.htm   (1246 words)

  
 Ojibway Park - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ojibway Park is a nature reserve in Windsor, Ontario.
The park features a Nature Centre and several nature trails, some of which are paved.
Ojibway is popular amongst a wide variety of visitors, particularly birders and wildlife enthusiasts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ojibway_Park   (77 words)

  
 About Ojibway of Keewaydin
Ojibway of Keewaydin is located on an island in Lake Temagami — an unspoiled lake with 3,000 miles of shoreline and 1,500 islands.
Sandy has spent nearly all of her summers at Ojibway since she was a child, participating in every activity the island has to offer.
Ojibway is a wonderful location for families to gather for small or large reunions.
www.ojibwaylodge.com /html/about.html   (262 words)

  
 Spider Photo Gallery - Ojibway Nature Centre - Windsor, Ontario
Prairie areas at Ojibway support large numbers of wolf spiders (Lycosidae), sac spiders (Clubionidae) and sheetweb spiders (Linyphiidae).
This common jumping spider is often found in plant foliage and flowers.
This is the most common large (15 mm) jumping spider at Ojibway.
www.ojibway.ca /spiders.htm   (675 words)

  
 Ojibway Nature Centre and Ojibway Park, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
A seemingly endless river of bees flow from the hive, flying off in search of blossoms, while others struggle against the tide to deliver their cargo to workers within.
Knowledgeable and friendly naturalists are available to answer questions or, for a small fee, organize lessons, arrange birthday parties and provide conducted tours.
Brochures on the birds, mammals, herps, butterflies, trees and wildflowers of Ojibway as well as trail guides, maps and other informative handouts are available.
www.ojibway.ca /index.htm   (402 words)

  
 Park Index
Ojibway Prairie Complex is a collection of five closely situated natural areas within a 10-minute drive from downtown.
Ojibway covers over 500 acres of unique tallgrass prairie (some of which is over 7 feet high), savanna and oak woodland.
The Ojibway Nature Centre is open daily year round and offers indoor displays that illustrate and explain the park's fascinating ecosystem.
www.citywindsor.ca /000350.asp?parks=ojibway   (145 words)

  
 Ojibway Culture and History
According to the Ojibway creation story the Original Man's first responsibility after he was placed on Earth was to follow the Creator's instructions and walk the Earth and name all of the animals, plants, hills, and valleys.
The wolf and man (the Ojibway) are thought to be similar because both walked creation, mate for life, have a Clan system and a tribe, have had their land taken from them, have been hunted for their hair, have been pushed close to destruction and are recovering.
Traditional Ojibway spiritual leaders are creationists and do not believe in the Bering Strait hypothesis for the peopling of North America nor the evolution of human beings in a Darwinian sense.
www.tc.umn.edu /~call0031/ojibwa.html   (3165 words)

  
 Pointe au Baril - Your Full Service Community on Georgian Bay   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In an architectural heritage report prepared by E.M.I. Architects Inc., this diligence by the islanders’ association and Ojibway Club, is credited in a large part for the survival of the Ojibway when its contemporaries, similar lodges in Muskoka, burned due to their flammable construction or were demolished because of failed businesses.
The Ojibway was one transit stop on the route, often functioning as a drop off point for islanders, who would then row to their own docks.
The Ojibway was in this way, more fortunate than many of its contemporaries, as it, in is new use, remained a valued element in its community and continued to be maintained and cared for.
www.pointeaubaril.com /ojibway.htm   (942 words)

  
 ojibway
Ojibway means "to pucker" and is like a symbol for distrust of their enemies.
According to oral tradition the ojibway and other Algonquin speakers (Algonquin is the ojibway language) were originally settled up and down the East Coast.
The Ojibway have a three fire conferacy of the Potawatomi (the fire people; keepers of the sacred fire), the Ottawa (the trader people) and the Ojibway (the faith keepers; keepers of the sacred scrolls and the Waterdrum of the Midewiwin).
members.aol.com /nacanapah/ojibway.htm   (2564 words)

  
 42 Ojibway Songs
These melodies were sampled at random from Frances Densmore's (1909, 1912) two volumes of music by the Ojibway Indians of northern Minnesota.
The random sample included only songs that were fully transcribed in common music notation -- not, that is, those songs represented only by an Ojibway "song picture" or by one of Densmore's analytic sketches.
Densmore, F. (1912) Chippewa [i.e., Ojibway] Music--II, Bulletin 53 of the Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution.
www.ccarh.org /publications/data/humdrum/ojibway   (449 words)

  
 River of Song: Music Along the River
The Ojibway (Ojibwa, Ojibwe, Chippewa) have always been fond of singing, and their musical tradition has been a vital part of their culture.
For instance, the dwindling number of speakers of the Ojibway language has led to a declining use of mean ingful song texts therein; thus an increasing number of songs are performed only to vocables.
Minnesota Ojibway were among the first American Indians to have their music recorded in any depth, due mostly to the efforts of Frances Densmore, born in Red Wing, Minnesota, in 1867.
www.pbs.org /riverofsong/music/e1-ojibway.html   (738 words)

  
 Sweat Lodge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
It was prompted by the influence of European culture with its corrupting effect on Ojibway culture.
With the introduction of alcohol and the inhumane treatment of Ojibway people the need to re-purify themselves became evident as they were becoming increasingly poisoned by European culture.
The ingesting of large quantities of alcoholic mixtures (traders would use water and other things such as beer to dilute the whiskey to save on money; pre-contact there was not even the invention of alcohol by the North American Natives) brought about abusive behavior that was never seen before by native culture.
collections.ic.gc.ca /clan/cultural/sweat.htm   (763 words)

  
 Historical Text Archive: Articles: Hole-in-the-Day, Ojibway Chief
The Ojibways allowed polygamy, and whether or not he approved the principle, he made political use of it by marrying the daughter of a chief in nearly every band.
He early departed from the old idea of joint ownership with the Lake Superior Ojibways, because he foresaw that it would cause no end of trouble for the Mississippi River branch of which he was then the recognized head.
The chief had no thought of alliance with the Sioux, and was wholly unaware of the proposed action of the military on pretense of such a conspiracy on his part.
historicaltextarchive.com /sections.php?op=viewarticle&artid=278   (2648 words)

  
 Ojibway Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
Depending upon whether they lived in wooded areas of the country or on the vast buffalo filled plains, the Ojibway people adopted lifestyles best suited to their conditions.
Ojibway from Frog clan, born 1972 in Sioux Lookout, Ontario.
Ojibway, born 1953 in the bush near Beardmore, Ontario.
www.firstpeoplesart.ca /index.php?fuseaction=gallery.category&locID=4&catID=117   (791 words)

  
 WSJ News
According to the migration story handed down through the years, the Ojibway people were told through a prophet that their creator, Gichi-Manidoo, wanted them to return to the Great Lakes where they had once lived.
More than 500 Ojibway and Sioux were killed and all are buried in a mass grave now known as Spirit Hill and still tended by tribal elders.
Traditionally, she said, the women in Ojibway culture are viewed as caretakers of the water, the waterkeepers.
www.madison.com /wisconsinstatejournal/local/58405.php   (1937 words)

  
 Legends Ojibway Dream Catcher
Adults should use dream catchers of woven fiber which is made up to reflect their adult "dreams." It is also customary in many parts of Canada and the Northeastern U.S. to have the dream catchers be a tear-drop/snow shoe shape.
In each generation of Ojibway there will be a person who will hear the si-si-gwa-d, who will listen and remember and pass it on to the children.
This Ojibway story is a combination of information gathered by Lyn Dearborn from California, and Mary Ritchie of the Northern Woodlands, with assistance from Canadian elders and is used with permission.
www.rivernen.ca /legend_1.htm   (637 words)

  
 OJIBWAY CORRECTIONAL FACILITY
The Ojibway Correctional Facility is in Marenisco Township, Gogebic County, on Ojibway Road, near M-64.
Ojibway Correctional Facility was formerly Camp Ojibway prior to expansion.
Ojibway provides Adult Basic Education, General Education Development completion, pre-release, vocational classes and various treatment regimens.
www.michigan.gov /corrections/0,1607,7-119-1381_1385-5327--,00.html   (145 words)

  
 Ojibway Provincial Park   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
The history of Ojibway Provincial Park is the history of forest.
The Ojibway Provincial Park is your first choice...
Living pose with Scott Ellery of the MNR after signing the Ojibway Provincial Park partnership agreement...
www.spiritofquetico.on.ca /camping%5Foutdoors/22/Ojibway-Provincial-Park.asp   (91 words)

  
 Prairie Places - Ojibway Prairie Complex
The Ojibway Prairie Complex, located in Windsor, is one of Ontario's largest and most important prairie-savanna sites.
Four of these areas, Ojibway Park, Tallgrass Prairie Heritage Park, Black Oak Heritage Park, and Spring Garden Natural Area, are administered by the City of Windsor's Ojibway Nature Center.
Ojibway Prairie - Culvers Root and Tick Trefoil
www.tallgrassontario.org /PrairiePlaces_Ojibway.htm   (169 words)

  
 Ojibwe Language and the Ojibwe Indian Tribe (Chippewa, Ojibway, Ojibwa, Ojibwemowin)
Language: Ojibwe--otherwise anglicized as Chippewa, Ojibwa or Ojibway and known to its own speakers as Anishinabe or Anishinaabemowin--is an Algonquian language spoken by 50,000 people in the northern United States and southern Canada.
Lesson on the use of Ojibway possessive prefixes.
Ojibway sentences, verb conjugations, and other learning aids.
www.native-languages.org /ojibwe.htm   (975 words)

  
 NCI FM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
NCI FM Corey Whitford was born and raised in Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation.
He is very involved in the education of Ojibway language and he is very well versed.
He credits his knowledge and passion for Ojibway language to his parents and all his friends and relations.
www.ncifm.com /corey_whitford.html   (206 words)

  
 OHCHR: Ojibway (Ojibwe) - Universal Declaration of Human Rights   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-15)
In Canada there are approximately 30,000 Ojibway mother tongue speakers - situated around Lake Huron and southeastern Ontario.
The language is dying out in many areas, but is still spoken by most adults and some youth in the large population on Manitoulin Island in Lake Huron.
There is a concerted effort to reverse the decline by teaching Ojibwe in the public schools.
www.unhchr.ch /udhr/lang/ojb.htm   (97 words)

  
 SO YOU SHOULD KNOW/CHI KI KEN DA MUN - Ojibway Clan System
Traditionally, the Ojibway Clan System was created to provide leadership and to care for these needs.
The people of the Martin Clan were hunters, food gathers and warriors of the Ojibway.
Today some people still follow their clan duties, but, for the most part, the original force and power of the Clan System has diminished to a degree of almost non-existence.
www.nald.ca /CLR/chikiken/page23.htm   (461 words)

  
 Ojibway
To some the Ojibway is an awkward looking boat, but she is easily recognized by the crane that sits behind her small pilothouse.
The process of resupply is usually done as a vessel passes downbound, the Ojibway finds a spot to wait in the river as the ship begins to head closer, as the ship passes and slows down the Ojibway will come alongside and ties up to the ship.
After all supplies are aboard and anything needed to be taken off is on the Ojibway, the lines are cast and the ship continues on, and the Ojibway returns to the warehouse.
www.boatnerd.com /pictures/fleet/ojibway.htm   (385 words)

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