Sunday, February 1, 2009

Week 5: The Elders Speak: Pointing with your Lips

Traditional Ojibwe people will point with their lips and not their fingers. It is thought of as impolite and not respectful to point with your finger.

izhidooneni - S/he is pointing with lips.

Ojibwe elder Nancy Jones, from Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation explains why we should point with our lips and not our fingers.