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LESSON 14 The Ojibwa of the Great Lakes Region Reading Assignment: Culture Sketches, Chapter 11: “The Ojibwa: The People Endure.” Learning Objectives: After completing this lesson, you should have an understanding of the following: Who the Ojibwa people are, and where they live(d) How the 17 th century fur trade profoundly changed the Ojibwa way of life Ojibwa traditional lifeways, including religious and healing beliefs Ojibwa life in the contemporary world Key Terms: fur trade exogamy endogamy matrilineal clan totem divination band patrilineal cross cousins Midéwiwin tribe Lecture Notes: The Ojibwa people are one of the many Native American societies whose lives were forever changed by European colonialism in North, Central, and South America. The most significant effect of the initial European colonial invasion in the late 15 th century was the introduction and subsequent spread of new diseases, to which the inhabitants of the New World had little or no resistance, resulting in the eventual death of untold numbers of native peoples. The history of colonial expansion in the New World is also filled with examples of confiscated land,
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2011 for the course AFR DANC 100 taught by Professor Ron during the Spring '07 term at CSU Long Beach.

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