Indigenous Knowledge: the Anishinaabe Perspective

October 23, 2009

Faculty of Education – Indigenous Education Institute of Canada Lecture

A presentation by respected Elder and Spiritual Leader, Bawdwaywidun, Eddie Benton-Banai, Full-blood Ojibwe, Fish Clan is from the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe, Wisconsin, USA. The Grand Chief of the Three Fires Society Midewewin Lodge. Bawdwaywidun is a Spiritual Leader, Keeper of the Pipe and Water Drum as well as one of the founding members of the American Indian Movement. He has received a number of awards, including Educator of the Year from the National Indian Education Association (NIEA). Author of two books: The Mishomis Book and Generation to Generation and included in research, articles and books such as Wisdom Keepers: Meetings with Native American Spiritual Elders by H. Arden.

Hosted by:
Faculty of Education – Indigenous Education Institute of Canada, Native Indian Teacher Education Program (NITEP), and Centre for Culture, Identity & Education (CCIE).