In Anishinaabe teachings , the Moon is referred to as our Nokomis, or Grandmother. Nokomis is the closest astronomical relative we have to our home here on Mother Earth.Learn more!
In Anishinaabe teachings, Sun is referred to as our Mishomis, or Grandfather. Sun is also known as giizis in Anishinaabemowin. As Earth is continually rotating around him, Grandfather Sun brings forward the morning to give light and warmth to all of creation.Learn more!
Waawaate is known as the Northern lights or Aurora Borealis in Ojibwemowin which occur near the North Pole. This phenomenon has been observed by many cultures all over the world, and for thousands of years!Learn more!
Light pollution is an excessive use of artificial light that affects the behavior of wildlife, human health and our ability to observe the night sky. Artificial light can come from houses, street lights, buildings, and so much more. Light pollution disrupts beings that require darkness and/or the light of the moon to navigate their way around.Learn more!
The story of the Ojiig Anang, the Fisher is not just to remember the stars, it teaches us about sharing, autumn, gratitude, the movement of the seasons and much more!Learn more!