Creation Story

Every Indigenous nation has their own Creation Story; that is, how the world, universe, and beings came to be. It is believed that each Creation Story reflects how Indigenous peoples make sense of the world—their worldview. Ojibwe (Anishinaabe) writer, philosopher, and scholar, Basil Johnston writes: “Kitchi-Manitou had given the Red People a different understanding of the nature and attributes of God and a different sense of the nature of humankind and the world”