These narratives collected from Elders Minda Anisbinabie, Priscilla Kakekaspan, Ina Mamakwa, Fred Meekis, Thadius Wabasse, and William Winter provide information to frontline workers and the public on Oji-Cree menÛªs and womenÛªs traditional practices that enabled the Oji-Cree people to be strong in the past. Careful reading of these accounts may supply insights into developing programs and strategies that deal with ways to heal the Nishnawbe Aski Nation communities in the present and keep the Oji-Cree people healthy in the future.
J.P. Jacasum is always interested in learning traditional practices of the Oji-Cree elders.
Christina Keesic has many years of experience as a translator.
Vicki Angees is an Oji-Cree translator with Wawatay Communications.
Grade Level:Intermediate to University
Subject:Biographies and Autobiographies