Animal Totems and Spirits
Learn about Ojibway Clans with Mark Anthony Jacobson, an Obijway artist.
This picture book is about the clan system of the Ojibway First Nations people of Canada and the animal totems, or spirits that represent them. This full-color art book presents basic information about each clan animal, its name in Ojibwe and the important character attributes of the Turtle, Loon, Thunderbird, Wolf, Marten, Porcupine, Eagle, Butterfly, Sturgeon, Bear, Deer, and Crane. Each 2-page spread features the Woodland style art of the clan animal, bird, or fish, and the facing page provides simple sentences about the values and characteristics of the clan totem. The artist provides a helpful page about Woodland style art and the significance of the clan system.
Ages 6 - 10.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Dimensions: 8.5"x 11.25" x 0.3".