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KIDS PAGE Changing of the Seasons Anishinaabeghavebeenobservingandlivingbyseasonal changes for many years. Observing the various seasons allowed them to plan accordingly and ultimately allowed for theirsurvival.Anishinaabeglivedlifeaccordingtotheseasons and the moon phases. For example ziigwan spring was a time for many harvesting activites as the snow left. Many villages would head towards the big stands of aninaatigoog maple trees for iskigamizegewin sugar bush. The timing of events as the seasons change is something that scientists today call phenology. Climate change could impact the timing of these events and affect when and where Anishinaabeg can harvest the treaty resources. Biboon Example Lake freezes over 121516. _______________________ _______________________ _______________________ _______________________ Ziigwan Example Wild leeks appear 512016. _______________________ _______________________ _______________________ _______________________ What is Phenology Directions Place the numbers from the harvesting images into the corresponding boxes on this seasonal calendar. Pheno-Log Anyone can observe seasonal changes Use the blanks below to record your observations. Be sure to record the date. Niibin Example First firefly sighted 62715. _______________________ _______________________ _______________________ _______________________ Dagwaagin Example Cranberries ripen 92015. ______________________ _______________________ _______________________ _______________________ 2 3 4 5 6 9 DagwaaginFall Biboon Winter NiibinSummer ZiigwanSpring 7 Dylan Jennings photoDylan Jennings photo 8 Dylan Jennings photo Dylan Jennings photo Kyleleen Cullen photo Dylan Jennings photoTravis Bartnick photo Dylan Jennings photo 1 MAZINAIGAN PAGE 8 SPRING 2016