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  • TSOR by googling "ojibwa slaves" suggests you might want to ask their Fox captives about this.

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  • - Bands consisted of groups of five to 50 families, up to 400 people, and lived within the same village. ojibwa social behaviour was controlled by taboos that governed actions during pregnancy, birth, illness, death, and mourning. example, bereaved relatives were not allowed to participate in food gathering until someone fed them the first wild rice or maple sugar of the season.

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  • In various Algonquian languages, the Ojibwa were ` the greatest '(ochibe, ochippe, ochipwe, ojibwa, otchipwe) but ojib-ubway ` mocassins with a puckered seam' (a style characteristic of Ojibwa footwear), literally, ` to roast till puckered up 'is the origin cited in Webster's.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XIX No 2


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