Entries by mabu

African-Native Americans

Until recently, the topic of historic relations between Native Americans and African Americans has been somewhat neglected. The lives and experiences of people who share African American and Native American ancestry contain stories that have been invisible for ages. Some reports indicate that, after 1492, large numbers of Natives were being shipped to Europe as […]

How the OJIBWE People Got Maple Syrup

  Maple syrup harvesting is the primary activity of the springtime. It is considered one of the sacred foods to the Ojibwe people. The sap is considered medicine and if someone offers you maple syrup it’s kind of a big deal. How the Ojibwe people got maple syrup tells a story of how the Ojibwe […]