Ojibwe Trunk

Overview:  Ojibwe Trunk
The materials and lessons in this trunk are intended to educate students about Ojibwe culture and history.  They are designed to be open ended enough to be adapted to different grade levels.


Materials in the Trunk:

  • Investigating Ojibwe (Anishinaabeg) Culture - Teacher Guide
  • "Boozhoo" From the Anishinaabeg by Nanako Kaga
  • American Indian Oral Traditions:  Dakota and Ojibwe by SPPS
  • Ojibwe People Speak Out! by Minneapolis Public Schools
  • The Mishomis Book:  The Voice of the Ojibwe by Edward Benton-Banai
  • The Sugar Bush by Winona LaDuke and Waseyabin Kapashesit
  • The Sacred Harvest, Ojibwe Wild Rice Gathering by Gordon Regguinit
  • Daga Anishinaabemoda, A Word List and Phrase Book of Introductory Ojibwe by Pebaamibines, Dennis Jones
  • Native Nations of the Western Great Lakes by Bobbie Kahlman
  • The Good Path, Ojibwe Learning and Activity Book for Kids by Thoimas Peacock and Marlene Wisuri
  • Ojibwe Waasa Inaabidaa We Look In All Directions by Thomas Peacock & Marlene Wisuri
  • Amikoonse (Little Beaver) by Ferguson Plain
  • Eagle Feather-An Honour by Ferguson Plain
  • Woodlands, The Story of the Mille Lacs Ojibwe (VHS)
  • Bird Talk by Lenore Keeshig-Tobias
  • Shannon, An Ojibwe Dancer by Sandra King
  • Ojibwe Family Life in Minnesota: 20th Century Sketches, student book and  a teachers guide by Pricilla Buffalohead
  • Ni-Mi-Win:  A History of Ojibwe Dance by Robert Desjarlait
  • Abinoonjii Nagamonan (CD) Popular children's songs in Ojibuw, with English notes in sleeve
  • Ininatig's Gift of Sugar by Lauar Waterman Wittstock
  • White Earth:  A History by The Minnesota Chippewa Tribe
  • Birch Bark Sugar Container with Lid
  • Birch Bark winnowing basket
  • Wild Rice
  • Fancy Dance Shawl
  • Braid of sweetgrass
  • Ojibwe ring and pin game
  • Birch Bark canoe model