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Creation of Turtle Mountain

This Ojibway legend tells of the Great Flood and how the sacred Turtle Mountain was formed.

How Rainbows Came to Be

One day when the earth was new, Nanabozho looked out the window of his house beside the wide waterfall and realized that all of the flowers in his meadow were exactly the same off-white color. How boring! He decided to make a change, so he gathered up his paints and his paintbrushes and went out to the meadow.

Ojibwa Poem: Nibi (Water)

Anishinaabekwe, the Daughters,  You are the keepers of the water. I am Nibi… water.. the sacred source, the blood of Aki, Mother Earth, the force filling dry seeds to great bursting. I am the wombs cradle. I purify. 

Ojibway Creation Story
Ojibway Migration Story
Ojibway Oral Teaching: Wolf and man
Seven Fires Prophesy of the Anishinabe (Ojibwa/Ojibwe)
The Dreamcatcher Legend
Winabojo and the Birch Tree