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Micmac Medicine Wheel
- A large circular pattern made on the ground through the placement of stones. The patterns could include other rings, spokes and cairns. The Blackfoot indians used these kinds of structures as part of a death lodge to inter famous and powerful warriors.
- Medicine wheels, or sacred hoops, were constructed by laying stones in a particular pattern on the ground. Most medicine wheels follow the basic pattern of having a center of stone(s), and surrounding that is an outer ring of stones with "spokes", or lines of rocks radiating from the center.
- A stone circle built by North American Indians, believed to have religious, astronomical, territorial, or calendrical significance
- Since 50 states werenit enough, yuppie New Agers stole this ritual so they could use it to fix flat tires on their mountain bikes and Jeeps.
- The Mikmaq are a First Nations (Native American) people, indigenous to northeastern New England, Canada's Atlantic Provinces, and the Gaspe Peninsula of Quebec.
- Of or relating to this people or their language
- a member of the Algonquian people inhabiting the Maritime Provinces of Canada
- (Micmacs (film)) Micmacs is a 2009 film by French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Its original French title is Micmacs a tire-larigot, ('Non-stop shenanigans'). The film is billed as a "satire on the world arms trade".
Native American tales about Glous'gap, an Algonquin hero, presented for the first time in a comprehensive cycle, retold and illustrated by Native authors.
Stories of Glous'gap, the embodiment of the Great Spirit, are told by the many Algonquin tribes of North America--from the Dakotas through New England, and south to Delaware. Among them is the Micmac of Maine, Quebec, and the Maritime Provinces. Since the seventeenth century, anthropologists have listened to Micmac storytellers and recorded their tales. Finally, here is a book devoted entirely to Glous'gap's adventures, told to us firsthand in the traditional Micmac versions by two Micmac authors.
On the Trail of Elder Brother follows Glous'gap during the time he lived among the Micmac. When he arrives, the earth is barely formed. Glous'gap helps to shape it and populate it with creatures and plants. He teaches his people the right way to live, and how to live together harmoniously in the natural world. He battles the monsters who threaten them--a water-hoarding monster, a fearsome lake serpent, a giant bird of prey, and an evil sorceress, among them. By the time he leaves, the world has become a more settled place.
With their pipe-smoking whales, irascible porcupines, witches, and the like, these stories are wondrous and magical. But they are also wise, immersed in what it means to be fully human in a fragile world. The sixteen accompanying pen-and-ink drawings enhance their appeal. Every reader, from the uninitiated to the specialist, will fall under the spell of this powerful, joy-filled volume. 16 pen-and-ink drawings
This vase features a star medicine wheel hand tied with brown waxed linen. It is embellished with Native American Single Wrapped feathers. The feather on the left is wrapped in the Contemporary Eastern style. It uses a chicken feather and horse hair wrapped with waxed linen. It has black leather lacing, red and turquoise hemp cord, a disc of tan suede leather and 2 carved bone beads.
The feather on the right is wrapped in the Traditional Style. It features 3 feathers with the quills wrapped in turquoise felt. The felt was then wrapped with brown waxed linen. 3 bone beads hang from the quills. This feather is tied to a piece of brown leather lacing that is wrapped around the neck of the gourd. A chunk of turquoise is tied to the rim.
It is colored with cordovan leather dye inside and out and has a protective polyurethane finish.
I really enjoyed being at the Medicine Wheel in the snow. I think the "Walk Left" sign was funny, since there was only me and a forest service ranger up there.
I still have fond memories of the 3 mile round trip walk in the snow and sleet. This was a special place and I will go back if I get back to Wyoming.
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micmac medicine wheel
First it was a mine that exploded in the middle of the Moroccan desert. Years later, it was a stray bullet that lodged in his brain... Bazil doesn't have much luck with weapons. The first made him an orphan, the second holds him on the brink of sudden, instant death. Released from the hospital after his accident, Bazil is homeless. Luckily, our inspired and gentle-natured dreamer is quickly taken in by a motley crew of junkyard dealers living in a veritable Ali Baba's cave. The group's talents and aspirations are as surprising as they are diverse: Remington, Calculator, Buster, Slammer, Elastic Girl, Tiny Pete, and Mama Chow. Then one day, walking by two huge buildings, Bazil recognizes the logos of the weapons manufacturers that caused all of his misfortune. He sets out to take revenge, with the help of his faithful gang of wacky friends. Underdogs battling heartless industrial giants, our gang relive the battle of David and Goliath, with all the imagination and fantasy of Buster Keaton...
Jean-Pierre Jeunet makes movies like a mad scientist: a bit of this and a bit of that, comedy and horror, charm and madness--et voila, an Amelie or Very Long Engagement is born. So it's quite appropriate that the central troupe in Micmacs is an eccentric band of tinkerers, toolsmiths, and circus folk; these are Jeunet's kind of people, and putting them together in odd combinations is his lab experiment. The "micmacs" live in a junkyard warren of their own devising, where they are joined by the film's nominal hero, Bazil (Dany Boon), a nondescript video-store clerk whose "career" is cut short when he takes a stray bullet to the head. Surviving this irritation, Bazil vows vengeance on the city's fat-cat arms manufacturers (as fate would have it, his father was killed by a land mine, adding extra incentive) and enlists his super-quirky band of buddies to help. Now, it is beyond question that Amelie lovers and Jeunet fans are going to lap up this collection of Rube Goldberg gadgets and Looney Tunes-style gags, and the inkling of a social issue (or at least the little guys vs. military-industrial complex theme) will also have some appeal. But it must be recorded that prolonged exposure to Micmacs could result in tooth decay for viewers with a low tolerance for whimsy, despite its many moments of undeniable cleverness. Plan accordingly. --Robert Horton
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