Published by the Michigan History for Kids magazine, September 2001.
Written for young people seeking Anishinaabe Indian information for school or home-schooling reports.
Written for young people seeking Chippewa Indian information for school or home-schooling reports.
Written for young people learning about the Ottawas for school or home-schooling reports.
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Who were the first real Americans? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to American Indians, their society and their culture!
There are three major tribal groups in Michigan today: the Chippewa (Ojibwe), Ottawa (Odawa), and Potawatomi (Bodawotomi). They comprise what is called the Three Fires Council.
Food of Ojibwe Native Americans.
We are the people of the Three Fires Confederacy, the Odawa (Ottawa) the Ojibwa (Chippewa) and Bodowadomi (Pottawatomi) people.
Because they comprise such a large waterway, [the Great Lakes] have played a vital role in the lives and histories of Indian peoples who have resided along their shores for millennia.
This illustrated article provides interesting facts, information and a history timeline of the Native American Indians of Michigan.
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The United States entered into nearly 400 treaties with over one hundred tribal nations from 1778-1871. This timeline highlights five major treaties between the United States and Tribal Nations living within Michigan.
Kanapima, which means “He Who is Talked About,” was an Odawa(Ottawa) leader.
People lived in Michigan for longer than anyone can remember. Before the French and British came here in the 1600s and 1700s, Michigan was home to several tribes.
A treaty is an agreement between two independent nations and is upheld by the U.S. Constitution.
The exhibit focuses on an Anishinaabek (Potawatomie, Oddawa, and Ojibwe) hunting lodge and aspects of Anishinaabek culture.
Facts and interesting information about how these Indians lived...
What was it like to live as an Eastern Woodland Indian?
Shows how wigwams were made.
Regional overview of Native American clothing styles.
Roles & responsibilities of Ojibwe children.
An eBook from the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians, 2005.
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