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Ways of Our Grandfathers: Our Traditions and Culture

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Ways of Our Grandfathers compliments David D Plain's previous book, The Plains of Aamjiwnaang. While his first book focused on the history of the Ahnishenahbek (Chippewa) of Aamjiwnaang territory Ways of Our Grandfathers describes Ahnishenahbek culture and traditions from the pre and early contact period with Europeans. It covers such anthropological topics as social life, ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published August 8th 2007 by Trafford Publishing (first published August 7th 2007)
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Aug 08, 2013 David Plain rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Excerpt from The Diocesan Times, Halifax, Canada:

Aamjiwnaang is indeed a territory named, as you might
intuit, by aboriginal peoples, but the Plains are not a
geographical feature of it. The Plains are a clan of the
Ahnishenahbek Nation, named by European settlers as the
Ojibwa or Chippewa. Yet even this little explanation opens
up into more complexities, as David Plain explains: though
Ahnishenahbek is the name of his nation, the term was also used
by those who belonged to that nation to describe ‘any
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David D. Plain is a member of the Aamjiwnaang First Nation (Ojibwa) and a grandson of Chief On The Plain. He holds both undergraduate and graduate degrees from Tyndale University College and Seminary, Toronto, Canada. Always a lover of history, he has devoted much time and effort to his family's genealogy and how it has affected the history of the Ahnishenahbek of Aamjiwnaang. David has published ...more
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