Ojibwa: People of Forests and Prairies

Firefly Books Ltd.SKU: 9781770858008

Author:
Johnson, Michael G.
Grade Levels:
Eleven, Twelve, College, University
Nation:
Algonquin, Anishinaabe, Menominee, Mississauga, Odawa, Ojibwe, Potawatomi, Saulteaux, Woodland
Book Type:
HC
Pages:
160
Publisher:
Firefly Books Ltd.
Copyright Data:
2016

Price:
Sale price$35.00

Description

Ojibwa: People of Forests and Prairies is a 160-page reference title about the Anishinaabe peoples. The author's approach is standard anthropological and historical but offers a wealth of colour images, maps, archival images, and references. The volume begins with an introduction to the languages, geography, and life prior to European contact. Historical contact period covers the War of 1812 and the signing of treaties between the people and the British, Americans, and Canadians. Chapter explores the various Nations and bands and their population including the Southeastern Ojibwa or Mississauga, the Southwestern Ojibwa or Chippewa, Northern Ojibwa and Saulteaux, Odawa, Potawatomi, Nipissing, Saulteaux, and Metis. Chapter 3 and 4 covers Cultural lifestyles and material culture describing beliefs, ceremonies, tools, clothing, transportation, decorative arts, and modern regalia. Chapter 5 provides brief biographies of significant Ojibwe men and women from the past to contemporary times. This guide contains numerous maps covering USA and Canada. Finally in addition to the numerous colour images, the book includes a bibliography and helpful index. Ojibwa: People of Forests and Prairies is a 160-page reference title about the Anishinaabe peoples. The author's approach is standard anthropological and historical but offers a wealth of colour images, maps, archival images, and references. The volume begins with an introduction to the languages, geography, and life prior to European contact. Historical contact period covers the War of 1812 and the signing of treaties between the people and the British, Americans, and Canadians. Chapter explores the various Nations and bands and their population including the Southeastern Ojibwa or Mississauga, the Southwestern Ojibwa or Chippewa, Northern Ojibwa and Saulteaux, Odawa, Potawatomi, Nipissing, Saulteaux, and Metis. Chapter 3 and 4 covers Cultural lifestyles and material culture describing beliefs, ceremonies, tools, clothing, transportation, decorative arts, and modern regalia. Chapter 5 provides brief biographies of significant Ojibwe men and women from the past to contemporary times. This guide contains numerous maps covering USA and Canada. Finally in addition to the numerous colour images, the book includes a bibliography and helpful index.

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