Anishinaabeg/ Ojibway

First Nations People from around the Great Lakes region of North America

 

Midewiwin – Mysteries and Secrets

Midewiwin – Mysteries and Secrets

My name is Onani. I am Mixed Blood Anishinaabequay, a woman of Celtic and Native American ancestry. I am a Mashkikiquay of the Midewiwin, a medicine woman of our tradition.
Thus begins a complicated story of love and hate, betrayal and courage. A story of a “500 year old relationship; coming out of conflict, colonialism and denial.” Though it may seem simple and personal on the surface;. . .

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Bimidisiwin, Living LIfe to the Fullest

Bimidisiwin, Living LIfe to the Fullest

“Bimidisiwin is an Ojibway word taught to me by one of my most influential spiritual teachers, Grandmother Keewaydinoquay. This word means, “living life to the fullest” and is a central concept to the Ojibway culture.. . .”

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Courage and Freedom – audio

Courage and Freedom – audio

“An important part of the process of personal freedom is an inward, isolated, dark time. Mainstream society often calls this time ‘depression.’ One of my most important messages is to know the difference between clinical depression and spiritual isolation. They are very different. . .”

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Vision Quest – audio

Vision Quest – audio

“Part of the Ojibway philosophy is everyone has a Purpose and everyone has spiritual guidance to help us fulfill that Purpose. . .”

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