The early Ojibwe went to lakes in the fall time to harvest wild rice when it is ripe. Also they harvest rice for the winter time to survive the harsh cold. The reason wy Ojibwe came to Minnesota was because of a prophecy. That food grew on water so they traveled the way from eastern Canada all the way to Minnesota.
Collecting wild rice
Ojibwe collected wild rice by hitting hit with sticks and the rice fell in there canoe.
this is wild rice after geting hit of the marshes
field of wild rice
This is the field of wild rice when there on the marshes they grow on calm waters.
Once they moved to there fall camps they started to fish. There main way of fishing was they would way a net into the water and they would wait. That simple but they also caught fish by using spears.