Odemin Giizis / Strawberry Moon

It’s that time of year when all of the harvest times are starting. This month we talk of Odemin Giizis/Strawberry Moon. In the Anishnaabe language the word for heart is Ode,

This also refers to all things associated to the heart physically and Spiritually. Because of its unique shape resembling the heart within us all this berry is often used in ceremonies and teachings.