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The Mishomis book : the voice of the Ojibway

Author: Edward Benton-Banai
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : University of Minnesota Press ; Hayward, WI : Indian Country Communications, 2010. ©1988
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First University of Minnesota Press editionView all editions and formats
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Recounts the legends, customs, and history of the Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Benton-Banai
ISBN: 9780816673827 0816673829
OCLC Number: 922306811
Awards: Short-listed for Northeastern Minnesota Book Award (Children's Literature) 2010
Description: v, 114 pages : illustrations, cartes ; 22 cm.
Contents: The Ojibway creation story --
Original man walks the earth --
Original man and his grandmother No-ko'-mis --
The Earth's first people --
The great flood --
Waynaboozhoo and the search for his father --
Waynaboozhoo and his return to the people --
The seven grandfathers and the little boy --
The old man and the first midewiwin ceremony --
The clan system --
The pipe and the eagle --
The sweat lodge --
The seven fires --
The migration of the Anishinabe --
Stepping into modern history
Responsibility: by Edward Benton-Banai.

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For young readers, the collected wisdom and traditions of Ojibway elders.  Read more...

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"A truly significant effort-every tribe should support this kind of writing about their history and traditions." -Vine Deloria, Jr

 
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