Governance of the Ojibwes’ Ethical Ideology: An Insight into the Multifarious Moral Codes in Louise Erdrich’s The Birchbark House
Human beings are in need of ethics, to lead a hustle free life. Knowingly or unknowingly they are need to be governed by ethics and values from their birth till they leave the world. It is quite awesome to understand the ethics followed by the indigenous people. Throughout the ages, the Ojibweys immensely believe and follow the traditional ethical practices of their ancestors. In all the ethos of their life, they give priority to human bonding to lead a structured life. In the novel The Birchbark House Erdrich provides ample evidences of how the Ojibwe tribe inculcate their young ones on the moral teachings. In the fiction Erdrich firmly proves if a family or a community that follows ethics in their day to day existence will survive.