The Four Hills of Life: Ojibwe Wisdom

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9781890434656: The Four Hills of Life: Ojibwe Wisdom

Explains the Ojibwe traditions, beliefs, songs, and rituals that honor each of the four life stages: infancy, youth, adulthood, and old age.

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Thomas Peacock, a member of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, is an associate professor of education at the University of Minnesota Duluth, where he teaches educational leadership. He completed both his master’s and doctoral degrees at Harvard University. Peacock’s writing has appeared in magazines, journals, and books as articles, short stories, and poetry. This is his sixth book.

Marlene Wisuri’s photographs have been exhibited regionally and nationally in numerous one-person and group exhibitions, as well as in Finland and Norway. She has a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth and taught photography and photographic history for over twenty years at several colleges and universities. She has served as photographer or photo editor for a number of previous books. She is currently the director of the Carlton County Historical Society in Cloquet, Minnesota.

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Gold in the category of Multicultural Non-Fiction Young Adult, 2007 Independent Publisher Books Awards (IPPY) --Independent Publisher Book Awards

Silver in the category of Young Adult, 2007 ForeWord Book of the Year Award --ForeWard Book of the Year Awards

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