Project Tag: Native American (Anishinaabe)

Keewaydinoquay Pakawakuk Peschel

Photo courtesy of Wendy Makoons Geniusz, with permission from the Miniss Kitigan Drum. Native American (Anishinaabe), Ethnobotany Keewaydinoquay Pakawakuk Peschel (1919-1999) The Aadizookaanag, our ancient stories and teaching spirits, are living beings. Keewaydinoquay’s storytelling clearly demonstrated the veracity of this Anishinaabe teaching. As she told stories, deep, “booming” voices of the Aadizookaanag echoed through the …

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Jane Johnston Schoolcraft (Bamewawagezhikaquay)

Jane Johnston Schoolcraft or Bamewawagezhikaquay, photographer unknown, photograph from 1860, Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan, Johnson Family Papers. Native American (Anishinaabe), Ethnography, Literature Jane Johnston Schoolcraft (Bamewawagezhikaquay) (1800-1842) Jane Johnston Schoolcraft was the first published Indigenous poet from the United States, the first known poet to write in a Native American language, and the …

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