Saul writes, “Our talk rolls and tumbles like the rivers that served as our roads. Our legends tell of how we emerged from the womb of our Mother the Earth … We sprang forth intact, with Aki’s heartbeat thrumming in our ears, prepared to become her stewards and protectors” (Wagamese 1)
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Answered by Aslan
Saul's description of his indigenous identity is firmly rooted in nature. There is something very organic about Ojibway creation that ties Mother Earth with the soul of Saul's people.