Ojibwe Stories

Ojibwe Stories
A talk about the folklore of the Ojibwe tribe of North America, with Dr. Mike Sullivan.

WEDNESDAY 20TH MARCH

1:00PM – 2:00PM

Cube Theatre, Crescent Arts Centre, University Road, Belfast

£5

Dr. Michael Migizi Sullivan will talk about the folklore of the Ojibwe tribe of North America. He is an Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) linguist from the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe reservation in northern Wisconsin. He is currently the Native American Studies Faculty Director at Lac Courte Oreille Ojibwe University. Later in the evening, Sullivan and his children, the Sullivan Squad provide a live musical performance sharing the round dance music and traditions of their homelands.

Michael Migizi Sullivan (PhD.) is an Anishinaabe (Ojibwe) linguist from the Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe reservation in northern Wisconsin. He is currently the Native American Studies Faculty Director at Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University and previously served as the resident linguist for the Waadookodaading Ojibwe Language Immersion School. Dr. Sullivan has travelled extensively across Ojibwe country exploring regional language variation and works closely with elders and tribes in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, and Ontario. He is a firm believer in an Anishinaabe-centric self-determined pedagogy grounded in Anishinaabe language, worldview, and spiritual lifestyle. Sullivan currently resides with his family in the Skunawong community on the Lac Courte Oreilles reservation where he enjoys the outdoors. He and his children enjoy singing at powwows, round dances, and ceremonies throughout the year.

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