Last Report does not seek to define characters as queer or not queer, Hollrah claims (105); instead, the book should be read through an Ojibwe
way of thinking about sexuality, one that encourages open-mindedness and permits characters/people "to engage in an endless number of possibilities, including changing gender identities and sexual orientations throughout their lives" (115).
Jobs are hard to find for the Ojibwe
, and the casinos and resorts are among the few sources of economic activity.
Several days after Peter's birth, in a traditional Ojibwe
ceremony, Wahbanosay gave his grandson the name Kahkewaquonaby, meaning sacred waving feathers." (8) In 1814 Augustus, who had always maintained an interest in his sons' well-being, arranged for Peter to attend an English school near Stoney Creek, Upper Canada.
This is Schoolcraft's notorious nineteenth-century version of the Ojibwe
"Chant of the Firefly," which in the mid-twentieth century the linguist Dell Hymes improved in a version that is still far from accurate.
Although Schoolcraft could write eloquent English, she sometimes gathered her thoughts in Ojibwe
, creating a pattern of repetition that echoes hand-drum songs still heard today.
Parker's introduction, which he describes as a "cultural history, a literary and cultural biography, and a literary-critical introduction," contributes to these efforts by guiding readers through the many complex and overlapping contexts that informed Schoolcraft's literary production: Ojibwe
, Metis, French Canadian, British Canadian, Scotch-Irish, and American.
The ensemble is made up of dancers and musicians from the Plains nations of Lakota, Anishinabe, Comanche, Choctaw, and the Woodlands Nations of Ojibwe
The series heroine is a member of the Ojibwe
, a group of Native Americans who live on an island in Lake Superior.
The Wabun Tribal Council represents the two area First Nation communities, the Brunswick House and the Chapleau Ojibwe
Through a series of narrators she constructs an intriguing and, at times, gripping plot where the discovery of a drum of the Native American Ojibwe
tribe releases the stories of five generations who are touched by its powerful spiritual connection with little girls lost and present.
Jamie Monastyrski (Ojibwe
, Wasauksing First Nation, Ontario, Canada) is the editor and co-founder of SPIRIT magazine, Canada's national Native arts & culture magazine ...
language--is now the official language of the Anishnabek Nation.
from Harvard, was elected in 2004 as the first woman to lead the White Earth band of Ojibwe
The forested, sparsely populated Leech Lake Ojibwe
Reservation had seen a surge of senseless deaths in recent years involving young people as either victims or perpetrators.
Anderson, president and CEO of Woodlands, owned by the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
Indians in Minnesota, said, "This opportunity exists because no one in Alaska is solely dedicated to taking care of the Native American communities the way that we are."