Onigamiising: Ojibwe for Duluth
The modern-day city of Duluth has great significance in Ojibwe culture and history. Author Linda LeGarde Grover has written a collection of essays about the city that focuses on each of the four seasons expressed as stages in one’s life.
Guest: Lina LeGarde Grover, Professor of Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota-Duluth
- Part 1 – 14:05
Onigamiising (pronounced: Ah-nah-gum-ay-sing) means “place of the small portage” in Ojibwe. Using the image of the four seasons, LeGarde Grover examines Duluth’s connections to Ojibwe culture.
- Part 2 – 12:30
LeGarde Grover discusses her love for the beauty of Duluth and Lake Superior but also the deeper connections she feels to the land where her ancestors walked.