Wednesday, July 1, 2009

The Sleeping Giant, Canada

The Sleeping Giant, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
Legend has it that Nanna Bijou the giant of the Ojibwas took his people to the farthest corner of the great inland sea to escape the white man. Years later the white man came again and Nanna Bijou, too old to protect his people called on the Great Spirit for help. The great god Manitoo created a storm which drove the invaders away and when the storm cleared the Giant was stretched on top of his rock in his last long sleep.
Photo: H.R. Oakman

This postcard was bought in 1975, and postmarked in 1995.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Thats my papa!!! love you papa jake