Unformatted text preview: developed. The Four Directions are very important to the Anishinaabeg because like many things in their culture they believe balance comes in fours. Such as the four seasons, the four colors of man, the four grandfathers, and etc. They believe the Four Directions are the four cardinal points, they are represented by four colors. North is white, east is yellow, south is red, and west is black. The four directions remind the Anishinaabeg many things, such as the need for balance in the world, and the balance to strive for everyday. According to the Anishinaabeg everything comes in fours, so it’s easier to learn....
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- Spring '08
- Cardinal direction, young woman, Anishinabe, Firekeeper