Indigenization at Georgian

Supporting Indigenization at Georgian with resources available through our library and on the web.

Seven Grandfather Teachings

The Seven Grandfathers teachings are:

  • Respect
  • Bravery
  • Honesty
  • Humility
  • Truth
  • Wisdom
  • Love

The Seven Grandfathers story is part of the Anishinaabe creation story. At a time when the Earth's people were having trouble, the Seven Grandfathers sent their helper to find someone who could help the Earth's people "live in harmony with the Creation". The Seven Grandfathers passed on their teachings to a child who was selected to help guide the Earth's people.

The Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi describe the Seven Grandfather Teachings.

Medicine Wheel

Ojibwe Medicine wheel

Creation Stories

Traditional Medicines

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