Winter a.k.a Biboon for the Ojibwe

In this poster I will teach you about Ojibwe in the winter!

Where do they go for the winter?

Biboon was a time for quietness. Each family lived in their own wigwams, far away from neighbors. They spread out so they would have their own food source. All the men hunted before winter.

What kind of activities did they do in Biboon?

Some activities that were done in Biboon are listed below.

  • Story telling was big in the winter, to teach lessons, there was a lot a time to tell it.
  • Hunting small animals was big as well, if they ran out of food, they would hunt.

Other Things They Did

In the winter, the young ones liked to play in the snow. The elders would also tell stories, in their big Wigwams.