ERIC Number: EJ645951
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Bimaadiziwin, or the "Good Life," as a Unifying Concept of Anishinaabe Religion.
Gross, Lawrence W.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal, v26 n1 p15-32 2002
Examines "bimaadiziwin"--the moral structure of traditional Anishinaabe (Chippewa) religion, which is providing past-present continuity in Anishinaabe worldview. Discusses the teachings of bimaadiziwin ("good life") as governing human relations with nature and social relations, storytelling as a medium for moral teachings, an Ojibway curriculum based on bimaadiziwin, and an educational board game using traditional values to combat substance abuse. (SV)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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