Early Ojibwe


Planting and Picking

When spring was over they went to camps along lakes, rivers, and marshes. The Ojibwe women plant corn, squash, potatoes, and pumpkins. When they weren't tending their crops they went to the forest where there was wild berries. They picked berries like strawberries, juneberries, raspberries, blackberries, cherries, grapes, cranberries, and blueberries.

Exciting Events

They gathered for feasts and dancing. They played games like Lacrosse. The men and women had teams. They would play Lacrosse in big open fields. The people held sticks with pouches attached to the end. They would make a leather ball to play with.