I Am Native American (ojibwe)

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 334 People

    American Indian.

    hi everyone I was adopted in 1964,was brought from wisconsin reservation, by our mother  to florida and was left at the childrens home where we were adpoted out, my brother and sister and I, left with us was a decription of our mother and our heritage that  we were...
    51-55, F
    Mar 26, 2010

    Boozhoo. White Earth Anishiinaabe here.

    I'm glad to see so many of the first people here.
    jeremydj218 jeremydj218
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jan 26, 2015

    I Am From The Turtle Moutain Tribe.

     I am from Belcourt ND. Both my parents were Native americans and both my hubby and I are from there. We had been friends as children. I had moves and when I turned 18 I had moved back on my own and I had found him. I am now living off the rez. I have a lot of family there...
    mizkriz73 mizkriz73
    Sep 17, 2010

    Boozhoo everyone. My name is Trever,

    and I will become a shaman.
    SarcasticBadger SarcasticBadger
    18-21, M
    Dec 10, 2015

    I have noticed many members wondering about

    their Native or First American roots. So I thought telling my story might help others. My grandmother was Chippewa as the French Canadians have called us, and Ojibwe as we call ourselves. The Ojibwe are a part of the large Algonquian group of Nations. There are some 190,000 of...
    Dancewithme2 Dancewithme2
    56-60, M
    1 Response Aug 10, 2014

    I Want to Learn About My Heritage

    My great-grandfather (3/4 Chippewa) would have been part of the Turtle Mountain/Pembina Chippewa (ND), but he chose not to register as he did not want to be restricted to the reservation (there was little there at the time).  My grandfather befriended the Cass Lake Ojibwe...
    luckyu133 luckyu133
    26-30, F
    Jun 29, 2009

    Still Searching

    I was born in April, 1952 and adopted out in 1954.  My birthmom was from the Leach Lake Band of Ojibwe.  I just recently learned I had 3 siblings, one of which was a boy born in 1953.  My mom died in 1959 at age 32 and my dad died in 2003.  All of us kids were...
    Sandy422 Sandy422
    3 Responses Sep 18, 2009

    Help For My 2nd Grader?

    Hi!  My son is in the second grade here in Kentucky and he chose to make a scale model of what an Ojibwe village might have looked like in the 1700's.  I'm having a really hard time finding any representations of what this might have looked like and so I thought that I...
    mj915 mj915
    31-35, F
    Nov 7, 2007

    My spirit name is Mishkwanikwud,

    I am from the Sault Ste. Marie Crane tribe of Ojibwe people. I have been conducting my own self studies for the past couple months learning more about ethnobotany and natural healing methods that our people are know for. Hopefully my spirits will guide me in the right direction...
    SarcasticBadger SarcasticBadger
    18-21, M
    Dec 10, 2015

    I Am An Ojibwe

    I am a Ojibwe From The Canada, My Hometown Is "Wikwemikong Unceded Indian Reservation" and My Familys Are The: Jacksons,Recollet,Trudeaus,Shawanda's And Many More!!!If your an Ojibwe or wants to learn about Ojibwe, Add me on Facebook, my sur name is "Brett Jackson C"
    BrettRre BrettRre
    2 Responses Sep 6, 2011

    Leech Lake/mn

    Boozhoo! I am 32 and live in Southern Minnesota. My mother was white but my father is Native and according to some God-forsaken record, I am 5/16ths Pillager band of Leech Lake Ojibwe! I grew up with my mother's side of the family and was not exposed to a lot of Native...
    mamawrites507 mamawrites507
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Sep 28, 2009
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