Lee Staples

Lee Staples

Cultural Advisor at millelacsojibwe.org

Company:
millelacsojibwe.org

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Obizaan

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Spiritual Advisor - Mille Lacs Band

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The Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe

By Lee Staples, cultural advisor to the Mille Lacs Band

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Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa - Healing by Honoring Traditions | KUMD

On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa we continue our conversation with Obizaan [Lee Staples], a spiritual advisor for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, and Chato Gonzalez, Obizaan's apprentice and translator.
Lee Staples Obizaan On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa we have conversation with Obizaan [Lee Staples], a spiritual advisor for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, and Chato Gonzalez, Obizaan's apprentice and translator. On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa, Brian McInnes talks with Obizaan [Lee Staples], a spiritual advisor for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, and Chato Gonzalez about their apprenticeship model of passing on language and traditional ways, and the vital importance of preserving that knowledge for future generations. On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa, Brian McInnes talks with Obizaan [Lee Staples], a spiritual advisor for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, and Chato Gonzalez about ceremonial traditions - including funerals - and striving for better cross-cultural cooperation and understanding.

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Chris Harwood | KUMD

On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa we listen to Obizaan [Lee Staples], a spiritual advisor for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, and Chato Gonzalez, Obizaan's apprentice and translator.
In this two-episode series, Obizaan talks about what he calls the three different "camps" in Ojibwe culture: the "traditional" camp, the "lost spirit" camp, and the "hang around the fort" camp. On this episode of Ojibwe Stories: Gaganoonididaa we listen to Obizaan [Lee Staples], a spiritual advisor for the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe, and Chato Gonzalez, Obizaan's apprentice and translator.

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