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  • Ojibwe Migration Essay

    Ojibwe Origins and Migration to Minnesota A few thousand years ago, there were no people who called themselves the Ojibwe. Their ancestors actually lived throughout the northeastern part of North America and along the Atlantic Coast. Now, there are twenty-seven different tribes who trace their origins back to that particular group. They all share a similar language and culture, but each has their own significant differences. The Ojibwe group became a distinct subgroup around fifteen hundred years ago. At that time they consisted of many independent villages who shared language and culture. (Treuer, 2010, p. 5) An important aspect of the Ojibwe is their clan system. Clans were passed on through the father and determined each person's place…

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  • Gender Roles In Ojibwe

    Gender Roles in the Ojibwe Society Love Medicine is a multi-layered story taking place over the course of fifty years. These characters, both reflect traditional as well as changing gender roles in Ojibwe society. The main characters in the story seem to be trying to balance the old role with changing role. Some succeed while others do not. This paper will address the primary characters and their attempts at maintaining traditional gender roles as poverty, drug and alcohol abuse and infidelity…

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  • Ojibwe Cultural Analysis

    generated a lot of money, and they believed the federal government gives allowances to all native people. In reality, the casinos are mismanaged and it produces no revenue for the Spokane people. Linden Lark believed that if he reviewed enough about Indian law that he would not get caught for the rape of Geraldine Coutts and murder of Mayla Wolfskin. White people had pre-conceived notions of Indian tribes in general, but failed to realize the diverse groups that inhabit the Native American…

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  • Essay On Ojibwe Culture

    For the Ojibwe, their lives were lived very differently from people in Minnesota today. Primary housing for the Ojibwe people were dome shaped, bark covered wigwams. The structure of these wigwams were the most practical to make and to keep the Ojibwe people warm in the harsh Minnesota winters. Other types of lodges were also built but the Ojibwe and they were used mainly for special ceremonies and harvest, and not for living. Age was highly respected within the Ojibwe culture and everyday life.…

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  • Differences Between Lakota And Ojibwe Tribes

    Treaty making between the United States and the Native American tribes were very common from the time the first settlers came to the land, for tribes all over the United States. But these treaties all have different outcomes, ways of negotiation and effects in the long term. The Lakota and Ojibwe tribes had very different outcomes of these treaties including hunting rights and forced assimilation. These outcomes were different partly because of the negation processes of the two treaties.…

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  • Catholicism And Ojibwe Culture In Louise Erdrich's Love Medicine

    Louise Erdrich’s novel, Love Medicine is a fusion of Catholicism and Ojibwe beliefs. Both played a central role in the life of the author. The status of Catholicism is apparent, nevertheless, she possesses first-hand knowledge of Ojibwe culture as a recognized member of the tribe. As a product of an interracial partnership, Erdrich embraces and respects both cultures, accordingly, this can also be said about many of the main characters. Having done some research on the author’s background, I…

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  • The Walleye War Analysis

    The author of the novel The Walleye War: The Struggle for Ojibwe Spearfishing and Treaty Rights is Larry Nesper, an assistant professor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He received a Ph.D. from the University of Chicago, as an understudy for Raymond Fogelson, a well-renown American Indian ethnographers. Nesper specializes in the Ojibwe or Chippewa tribes of Northern Wisconsin. As a result, the whole scope of his career is based on the social injustices and struggles that the Ojibwe…

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  • What Was The Influence Of Native American Culture

    The population of the Ojibwe tribe is large, and they have wide lands with some parts belonging to United States and Canada. Today there are still lot’s Ojibwe Indians lived in their original territories. After Europeans came, the Ojibwe people got destroyed by them. Americans and Canadians plundered the Ojibwe tribe land rudely and unequally. The Ojibwe people was planned to leave their own country but it didn’t succeed. Although today the Ojibwe people still lived in their original country,…

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  • Chickadee Analysis

    Erdrich for the exploration assignment to address what the historical novel is able to accomplish that a conventional text of the same subject could not. Chickadee is the continuation of a story and fourth book in a series by Erdrich that began with the novel The Birchbark House that introduced a seven-year-old Ojibwe girl named Omakayas. Chickadee takes place in mid-1800 Minnesota and picks up the story with Omakayas eight-year-old twin boys, the quiet Chickadee and the mischievous Makoons.…

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  • Boarding School Seasons Summary

    “Boarding School Seasons”: Struggling to Live in a Structure Without a Home. By Brenda Child. University of Nebraska Press, 1998. In Boarding School Seasons: American Indian Families, 1900-1940, Brenda Child works through letters written by Ojibwe students and parents, a perfect primary source, to best observe the perspectives of Native American families who endured the harsh conditions of boarding schools. Focusing on the Flandreau School in South Dakota and the Lawrence, Kansas Haskell…

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