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Dancing on our turtle's back : stories of Nishnaabeg re-creation, resurgence and a new emergence / Leanne Simpson.

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Location: Fennell STACKS E99.C6 .S66 2011
Barcode: 30731101170987
Status: Available
Location: Fennell STACKS E99.C6 .S66 2011
Barcode: 30731101223596
Status: Available

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  • ISBN: 1894037529
  • ISBN: 1894037502
  • ISBN: 9781894037501
  • Physical Description: 164 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Winnipeg : Arbeiter Ring Pub., [2011]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
GchiMiighwech -- Chapter 1. Nishnaabeg Resurgence: Stories from within -- Gaawiin Nda-gajsii, We Are Not Shameful -- A Flourishment of the Indigenous Inside -- Aanji Maajitaawin, the Art of Starting Over -- Chapter 2. Theorizing Resurgence from within Nishnaabeg Thought -- Gwiinmaagemi Gdi-dbaajimowinaanin, We Tell Stories -- Grandmother Teachings -- Our Theory is Personal -- Embodied Knowledge, Unlimited Intelligence -- Chapter 3. Gdi-Nweninnaa: Our Sound, Our Voice -- Biskaabiiyang -- Aanjigone -- Naakgonige -- Debwewin -- Gdi-nweninaa -- Chapter 4. Niimtoowaad Mikinaag Gijiying Bakonaan (Dancing on Our Turtle's Back): Aandisokaanan and Resurgence -- Chibimoodaywin -- Re-creation: Niimtoowaad Mikinaag Gijiying Bakonaan (Dancing on Our Turtle's Back) -- Waynabozhoo and the Great Flood -- Resurgence, Wiindigo and Gezhizhwazh -- Nanabush Stories -- Ninaatigoog -- Chapter 5. Building Like a Beating Heart: A Society of Presence -- Transmotion, Emergence and Mobilization -- Nishnaabeg Society: A Society of Presence -- Bubbling Like a Beating Heart -- Creating Decolonized Time and Space -- Chapter 6. Resurgence in Our Political Relationships -- Echoes from the Past -- Breastfeeding and Treaties -- Gchi-dbaakgonigewin -- Dewe'igan, the Heartbeat of the Nation -- Gdoo-naaganinaa, Our Dish -- Gdoo-naaganinaa in Contemporary Times -- Chapter 7. Protecting the First Hill: Nurturing Eniigaanzid in Children -- Aabawaadiziiwin -- The Four Hills of Life -- Kokum Dibaajimowinan -- Leading by Following: The Seven Stages of Life -- Protecting the First Hills of Life -- Nengaajgchigewin in Parenting -- Zhinoomoowin: Modeling and Learning by Doing -- Aanjigone in Parenting -- Nurturing Leaders for Resurgence -- Chapter 8. Shi-Kiin: New Worlds -- Stone's Throw -- Shki-kiin: New Worlds -- Grounding Resurgence in Our Hearts -- Index.
Summary, etc.:
Simpson explores philosophies and pathways of regeneration, resurgence, and a new emergence through the Nishnaabeg language, Creation Stories, walks with Elders and children, celebrations and protests, and meditations on these experiences. She stresses the importance of illuminating Indigenous intellectual traditions to transform their relationship to the Canadian state."--Pub. desc.
Language Note:
Includes some text in Nishnaabemowin.
Subject: Oral tradition > Canada.
Ojibwa Indians > Languages > Revival.
Ojibwa Indians > Religion.
Ojibwa Indians > Politics and government.
Native peoples > Canada > Government relations.
Native peoples > Canada > Politics and government.
Native peoples > Canada > Languages > Revival.
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