Season: Summer (Niibin)

Lesson plans that are appropriate for June through August implementation, either by theme or activity For much of the summer, many Ojibwe gathered on the shores of lakes to cultivate their gardens and fish in the waters. The season was one of the most social times for the Ojibwe communities. The products of summer were foods, as well as goods that the families used all year long. Summer was the time for gathering medicinal plants, bulrushes for mats, and harvesting birch bark and cedar roots for canoes.

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