First Nations, Inuit, and Metis cultures have long passed on knowledge from generation to generation through oral traditions, including storytelling. Storytelling is a traditional method used to teach about cultural beliefs, values, customs, rituals, history, practices, relationships, and ways of life.
The Circle of Life: Traditional Ojibwa Legends And Stories
Grades 3 to 8, 9 to 12, 2 classes/session, maximum 3 sessions/day, study guide
Ojibwa storyteller and Manitoulin Island resident, Esther Osche, tells stories about the magical connections between humans, animals, thunder beings, water and wind spirits in an authentic experience that incorporates drum and song.
Esther is also available for presentation regarding the history of Aboriginal Treaties and the military alliances between the Ojibwa, French and English, including many current and contemporary Aboriginal issues. Limited Availability.