Ojibwa Indian Legends, Wah-Be-Gwo-Nese (1972)
By Cheryl Mills King Schauffler
A compilation of Ojibwa stories rooted in Native American religion. The Native Americans who lived on the land around the Great Lakes felt that animals and plants, as well as things that were not living, had special powers. What they saw around them and the way they lived with it was a great part of their religion. The sun, the thunder, the wind, the moon and stars, the sky, the lakes and rivers, the islands and many other things of nature were sacred to them.
(Source: Introduction, page 7 of Ojibwa Indian Legends.)