Early Ojibwe

winter-biboon by asha Abdullahi

hunting and winter chores

During the winters the men usually go hunting if the weather allows them to and trapped fresh meat and fish for their families. The best hunters where often away from home for like 3 or more days. the children and older men hunted smaller animals to keep the house supplied with meat. while the men and boys hunted the women and girls had there on winter task that is to cook all the meals and do all the sewing and clothing making.

What Ojibwe Eat During Winter

During the fall the Ojibwe gather every thing and store them for winter.They prepared all year for this season . There supplies of food that they gathered were wild rice,suger,dried fish ,dried berries and animal meat such as deer , moose and elk so there families won't starve to death.