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WIIGWAASSABAKOON / BIRCH BARK SCROLLS

This film records an Anishinaabe scroll keeper named Miskomin teaching Native American students about birch bark scrolls, wiigwaasabakoon. It was made by Media Mike Hazard at Circle of Nations...

Birch Bark Scroll #1

This birch bark scroll sits in the Museum of Civilization in Hull, Quebec. It is quite detailed and in need of some tender loving care. This scroll can also be viewed in Selwyn Dewdney's book,...

Birch Bark Scroll #3

This birch bark scroll is unlike the others the Museum of Civilization collections. Since it did not use the layer of birch bark commonly used. In my opinion it looks like a work in progress...

Birch Bark Scroll #4

This is a birch bark scroll that literally made the tobacco dance when we offered it to it. This is a beautiful piece unlike any of the others that I have had the privilege to view. The scroll's...

Birch Bark Scroll #2

This scroll is also in the Museum of Civilization and has some reference to the four miido or the beings that sit in the four directions. This scroll can als...

Birch Bark Scrolls

This is a video for a project on Native American birch bark scroll.

Medieval SHOPPING LIST found in Russia

Medieval SHOPPING LIST found in Russia: 14th century document among dozens of birch bark scrolls discovered in ancient city Dozens of writings from the 14th century have been found in Russia...

Making bird sounds using thin piece of a birch bark while in Vladimir, Russia

Making bird sounds using thin piece of a birch bark while in Vladimir, Russia Birch bark or birchbark is the bark of several Eurasian and North American birch trees of the genus Betula. The...

Aboriginal Art, Birch Bark Biting

Aboriginal ancient art of Birch Bark Biting Display at BC Canada Pavilion. Birch biting involves stripping birch trees and then folding its beautiful white bark into thin pieces. Half Moon...

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16 news items

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 03:47:31 -0700

The discovery of dozens of birch-bark documents in Russia has revealed what life was like from the 11th to 15th Century. Each has a various message inscribed on bits of wood, preserved in mud for centuries until the present day. The finds include a ...

New York Times

New York Times
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 17:42:28 -0700

The first birch-bark scrolls were found in 1951. At the huge pit on Bolshaya Moskovskaya Street, which yielded some of the most important finds this summer, Mr. Yazikov bounded down a ramp, descending through hundreds of years of Russian history (with ...

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 12:01:20 -0800

... to develop a thorough knowledge of her native language, which is required to understand the meaning of giant earthwork mounds, ancient rock art and sacred birch bark scrolls that hold thousands of years of ceremonial knowledge and cultural teachings.

Indian Country Today Media Network

Indian Country Today Media Network
Mon, 16 Mar 2015 07:00:27 -0700

The British over the centuries were equal opportunity offenders when it came to colonizing other cultures. From Ireland to the Americas, India and Australia and more, the British waged destruction on the world's Indigenous Peoples for centuries.

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Sun, 08 Feb 2015 01:22:30 -0800

... for her ceramic piece “Making Do,” and a second piece, “David” was awarded an Honorable Mention. Hornig said both pieces were based on photographs of her son. In the winning piece, the figure of her son carries a basket which holds birch bark scrolls.
 
Newswise (press release)
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 13:55:17 -0800

... to develop a thorough knowledge of her native language, which is required to understand the meaning of giant earthwork mounds, ancient rock art and sacred birch bark scrolls that hold thousands of years of ceremonial knowledge and cultural teachings.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix

Saskatoon StarPhoenix
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 07:49:15 -0800

... examine the role that animals play in Ojibwe cultures. My book, Living with Animals: Ojibwe Spirit Powers, tries to do just that. I let 19th-century Ojibwe birch bark scrolls, rock art, medicine bags, dreams, songs and stories disclose the ...
 
Targeted News Service (subscription)
Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:26:15 -0700

The 54 sacred objects still extant that comprise the Crane Lake Cache are: 4 birch bark scrolls; 3 birch bark disks; 1 wooden disk; 1 birch bark container for medicine; 1 can rattle; 8 invitation bird quills; 1 shooting diagram; 1 snakeskin bundle; the ...
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