Ojibwe - Winter

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Ojibwe Activity's in Winter

During the winter months the early Ojibwe (OH-JIB-WAY) were always telling stories, both to entertain and to teach young ones lessons.

As well as telling stories the early Ojibwe also had the women make fishing nets while the men go out and ice fish.

The Daily Life of the Ojibwe

Frequently asked questions about the Ojibwe

1. how long were they around? Hundreds of thousands of years

2. What kept them warm in the winter? The fires that they had made.

3. how did they get food? The men Ice Fished and had traps to get large animals.

Ojibwe Summary

The main life of a man in the early Ojibwe was to hunt, ice fish, and trap, and gather wild rice.

The main life of a women in the early Ojibwe was to make summer fishing nets, gather maple syrup, fish in the summer, make clothing, tend the maple sugar, clean the animal skin, and gather wild rice.

The main life of a kid in the early Ojibwe was to help gather maple syrup, help gather and tend wild rice, and entertain themselves.


During the winter the early Ojibwe stayed at sugar camps to live their daily lives in the cold, thin air.
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