Ways of Our Grandfathers: Our Traditions and Culture

Ways of Our Grandfathers Our Traditions and Culture Ways of Our Grandfathers compliments David D Plain s previous book The Plains of Aamjiwnaang While his first book focused on the history of the Ahnishenahbek Chippewa of Aamjiwnaang territory Ways of

  • Title: Ways of Our Grandfathers: Our Traditions and Culture
  • Author: David D. Plain
  • ISBN: 9781425122768
  • Page: 395
  • Format: Paperback
  • Ways of Our Grandfathers compliments David D Plain s previous book, The Plains of Aamjiwnaang While his first book focused on the history of the Ahnishenahbek Chippewa of Aamjiwnaang territory Ways of Our Grandfathers describes Ahnishenahbek culture and traditions from the pre and early contact period with Europeans It covers such anthropological topics as social life,Ways of Our Grandfathers compliments David D Plain s previous book, The Plains of Aamjiwnaang While his first book focused on the history of the Ahnishenahbek Chippewa of Aamjiwnaang territory Ways of Our Grandfathers describes Ahnishenahbek culture and traditions from the pre and early contact period with Europeans It covers such anthropological topics as social life, economic life, and religious life Clear descriptions of characteristics, language, political structure, band designations and their totemic system are illustrated Gatherings, games and stories are depicted with vivid illustrations Construction of their dwellings and canoes are described as well as methods of hunting, fishing and sugar making Trade routes and places of trade are given as well as types of trade goods Religious life is detailed and includes a description of the political structure of the MidEwiwin Medicine Society, healing practices and death customs The book includes an appendix listing many traditional medicines Another appendix provides a detailed description of a MidEwiwin initiation ceremony performed on the banks of the St Clair River recorded verbatim by a local missionary.

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    • David D. Plain

      David D Plain is a member of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation Ojibwa and a grandson of Chief On The Plain He holds both undergraduate and graduate degrees from Tyndale University College and Seminary, Toronto, Canada Always a lover of history, he has devoted much time and effort to his family s genealogy and how it has affected the history of the Ahnishenahbek of Aamjiwnaang David has published four titles through Trafford Publishing One title, The Plains of Aamjiwnaang won a Golden Scribe Award for excellence in the non fiction category in 2008 and it was also a Finalist in the 2014 Eric Hoffer Awards.

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    • Excerpt from The Diocesan Times, Halifax, Canada:Aamjiwnaang is indeed a territory named, as you mightintuit, by aboriginal peoples, but the Plains are not ageographical feature of it. The Plains are a clan of theAhnishenahbek Nation, named by European settlers as theOjibwa or Chippewa. Yet even this little explanation opensup into more complexities, as David Plain explains: thoughAhnishenahbek is the name of his nation, the term was also usedby those who belonged to that nation to describe ‘a [...]


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