Ojibway Clans: Animal Totems and Spirits
Ojibway Clans: Animal Totems and Spirits is a 24-page picture book about the Ojibwe Clan system. Written and illustrated by Mark Anthony Jacobson, this full-colour 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.