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Unformatted text preview: Week 8 Anthro Josh Smith Overall I thought the first half of Walleye War was a decent read, but I didn’t enjoy it as much as I enjoyed reindeer people. The subject itself I thought was very interesting. It starts off by giving us an introduction into the culture and lives of Ojibweii in Wisconsin. The Ojibweii of the region are mostly below the poverty line and the profound influence it has on their life shows through when you get a tour of the town. From the junk metal lying around, abandoned buildings, and “projects” it gives you a pretty good feel for the area. The school itself is extremely old and from the amount of bars you can tell alcohol has also become important to the culture. Next the book starts to get into the culture of the Ojibweii itself. Ojibweii are warriors and a lot of their culture is based around it. They believe that when you go to another spiritual world. a lot of their culture is based around it....
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2009 for the course ANTHRO 104 taught by Professor Bowie during the Spring '08 term at University of Wisconsin.
- Spring '08
- Cultural Anthropology