waabanong | east

Waabanong (‘to the East’) is where one traditionally begins a journey through the seven directions of the Anishinaabe cosmology. Larry Aitken explains that the spirit of the East offers the gift of new life, new birth, and new knowledge. Symbolically, Waabanong is associated with small animals like mice, misajidamoog (‘squirrels’), and agongosag (‘chipmunks’).

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