The Ojibwe

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					•The Ojibwe

•By Chelsea Munro
•Region
    • They live all around the
      Great Lakes.
    • The climate is 11
      degrees F (12 C).
      There’s a river called
      Red River Valley.
•Animals
 • These are some of the animals
   in the Eastern Woodland.
 • Some of the big animals are
   moose, elk, coyotes, wolves,
   and bears.
 • The smaller animals are
   muskrat, bobcats, lynx,
   porcupines, and raccoons.
 • The water animals are beaver,
   fish, and otters.
•Food
   • The Ojibwe eat
     woodland animals like
     deer, elk, bear, beaver,
     and buffalo.
   • They gather berries,
     wild rice, fruit, and
     nuts.
   • They plant corn,
     beans, squash, and
     pumpkins.
•Shelter
      • Wigwams have tied
        woven mats.
      • Inside their frame is
        covered in bark.
      • They roll the bark to a
        new camp.
•Eastern Woodland Plants

            • The trees are pine,
              oak, maple, basswood,
              ash, elm, and
              cottonwood.
            • That’s all the plants.
•Today

    • There are 190,000
      Ojibwes.
    • They got money to
      buy their land back.
    • Today they still have
      their traditions to
      celebrate.
•Clothing
    • For clothing, women
      wore dresses,
      moccasins,
      headdresses, cloth
      blouses, jackets, face
      paint, and coin
      necklaces.
    • The men wore breech
      cloths and leggings.
    • The boys wore war
      paint too.
•Family Life
       • Children had less time
         to play because they
         did chores.
       • Elders told stories.
       • Women were farmers.
•European Influence
         • Europeans brought
           diseases to the animals,
           and the animals carried
           diseases to the Ojibwe.
         • Europeans caused wars.
           They pushed tribes into
           each other’s land.
         • They traded beaver fur.
         • The Ojibwe were forced
           to move.
•Other
  • They made wampum
    belts that told stories
    about families.
  • They also made birch
    bark boxes.
  • Boys played lacrosse.

				
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