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Midē Wiwin or The “Grand Medicine Society” of the Ojibwa.

Ojibwa, Mide, Shamans, Midē Wiwin, Grand, Medicine, Society, Facial, Decoration,

The Midewiwin is the society of the Mide or Shamans, popularly designated as the Grand Medicine Society. Its ritual, and the traditions of Indian genesis and cosmogony, constitute a powerful religion.

The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

Literature

Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.


The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)