Ojibwe History and Culture
Native American Library
Lavishly designed and carefully researched, this well-written volume offers readers a rich introduction to Ojibwe history and culture. Its extensive account of Ojibwe history begins with their life before the arrival of European colonists and concludes with discussion of 21st-century life. Topics include the forced removal of Ojibwes by US and Canadian governments, reservation life, relocation to cities, and the birth of the American Indian Movement. The book also explores the Ojibwes' historic seasonal lifestyle and cultural traditions, including family life, government, beliefs, and legends. Readers will find the timeline and glossary useful, and additional resources and suggested activities provide opportunities for further learning.
* Reviews *Series Review: Native American LibraryThese titles will serve as excellent resources for any curriculum that includes a study of specific Native American tribes. The writing is straightforward and easily understood, and includes an abundance of interesting facts, full-color photographs, and historical images.School Library JournalSeries Review: Native American Library... Native American Library series vividly portrays the history and culture of various Native American tribes in plain terms, enhanced with striking full-color photography on almost every page ... A glossary, timeline, and index round out this excellent, accessible series for young adults: highly recommended especially for grade school and junior high library collections.Children's Bookwatch