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Mr. Edward Benton-Banai

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Grand Chief

Phone: (705) ***-****  HQ Phone
Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig
1550 Queen St. East
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario P6A 2G3
Canada

Company Description: The Shingwauk Education Trust - Community Healing Strategy Project began in 2003 and is supported by funding through the Aboriginal Healing Foundation. In 2007,...   more
Background

Employment History

  • Student
    Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig
  • Presiding Grand Chief
    Three Fires Midewiwin Lodge.
  • Spiritual Leader
    American Indian Movement
  • Grand Chief
    Three Fires Midewiwin Society
  • Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig - Sault Ste. Marie College at Algoma University Anishinaabe First Nations Aboriginal College
  • Educator and Spiritual Leader
    Lac Courte Oreilles Band of the Ojibwe Nation
  • Algoma University College

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • B.Sc.
  • degrees , education
    University of Minnesota
  • MBA
    University of California
  • degree , education
    University of Minnesota
61 Total References
Web References
Grand Chief Eddie ...
www.shingwauku.ca, 15 July 2013 [cached]
Grand Chief Eddie Benton-Banai (Fish Clan) Professor of Anishinaabe Studies and Academic & Spiritual Advisor ebenton@shingwauk.ca
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Edward Benton-Banai
Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig - Sault Ste. Marie College at Algoma University Anishinaabe First Nations Aboriginal College
www.shingwauku.com, 20 July 2011 [cached]
Special Presentation to a Shingwauk Student by Anishinabe Studies Professor, Eddie Benton-Banai.
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These students are on their way and following a path that is fulfilling the vision of Ojibway Chief Shingwauk, "explains Grand Chief, Eddie Benton-Banai, Three Fires Confederacy and Academic/Spiritual Advisor, Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig.
Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig - Sault Ste. Marie College at Algoma University Anishinaabe First Nations Aboriginal College
www.shingwauku.ca, 26 Feb 2013 [cached]
Edward Benton-Banai Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig - Sault Ste. Marie College at Algoma University Anishinaabe First Nations Aboriginal College
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Edward Benton-Banai
Grand Chief, Three Fires Midewiwin Lodge
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Bawdwaywidun, or Edward Benton-Banai, is a full blood Ojibwe-Anishinabe of the Fish Clan from the Odawazawguh i gunning or Lac Courte Oreilles Reservation in the beautiful northern Wisconsin. A strong advocate for culture-based education and the relearning of our sacred Anishinabemowin language, Benton-Banai is the presiding Grand Chief of the Three Fires Midewiwin Lodge.
He is an educator with degrees in Education, U-Minn. and MBA, candidate, U-Cal. Currently a PH.D. candidate. He holds an Ojibwe language/Culture teaching license with the Minn. Dept. of Education. He is a lifelong master speaker/teacher of the sacred midewiwin language and philosophy/theology.
He is a pioneer in culture-based curriculum/Indian alternative education, believing that education should be built on one's heritage and cultural identity, and should encourage spirituality, creativity, and cultural pride. He founded the Red School House, an Indian-controlled school for children K-12 located in St. Paul, Minnesota.
He is one of the original founders the American Indian Movement, arguably the most influential movements that has led to self-identity, pride and revival of American Indian culture for the last generation of Anishinabe people. He was the American Indian Movement's spiritual leader.
He is the author of The Mishomis Book, the first book of its kind that provides an understanding of the sacred Midewiwin teachings written for Anishinabe families. And the recently released: Anishinabe Almanac,Anishinabe living thru the seasons. As well Bawdwaywidun or Eddie as he is also known has written other publications re: Mide teachings, philosophy, short stories, prose/poetry, all native cuture, spirituality based. A very knowledgable speaker, he is much sought after for his advice and counseling skills and ability. He is also the Academic/Spiritual Advisor for Shingwauk Kinoomaage Gamig/Shingwauk University.
Bawdwaywidun, is his spirit name, lives on the Little Round Lake at the L.C.O. Reserve, Wisconsin, with his children and grandchildren.
Staff, Friends & Faculty Edward Benton-Banai
Eddie Benton-Banai of the ...
www.firstamendmentstudies.org, 24 Mar 2013 [cached]
Eddie Benton-Banai of the Ojibwas describes his first experience at a Bureau of Indian Affairs boarding school:
We'd been riding on a school bus the better part of that day, ... and we arrived ... around midnight. I thought for sure they would feed us - but they didn't do that.... [T]he first stop was this little room ... [where] everybody got their hair lopped off.... [T]here on the floor lay my pretty eagle plume and the braids that my mother had so carefully fixed and tied....
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Eddie Benton-Banai, Grand Chief of the Three Fires Society, explained that a spiritual renaissance was taking place among the Native American aimed at reviving the original covenant with the Creator and "Mother Earth."
It is called "Oday-Daywayigun (translates ...
pmmf.org, 15 June 2010 [cached]
It is called "Oday-Daywayigun (translates to "Heart Drum") - Original Man Comes to Witness Mother Earth."It is written for string quintet and drum, and will be performed by Bergonzi String Quartet, double bassist Evan Premo, and drummer Eddie Benton-Banai.
Premo's starting point for this work was "The Mishomis Book: The Voice of the Ojibwe," by Edward Benton-Banai, an educator and spiritual leader of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of the Ojibwe Nation. n the composition process, Premo met with Benton-Banai to develop a sensitive interpretation of the creation story recounted in "The Mishomis Book."The beginning of the piece includes a projected video animation by Laurel Premo that illustrates the story.
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brief pre-music discussion will feature Benton-Banai, Premo, and retired Professor of Religion and Philosophy Robert Watson.Tickets are $22, or $10 for students and children.
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