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Ojibwe Spirit Houses of Northern Wisconsin

As featured in G.M. Moore's Ghosts of Manitowish Waters.

The Ojibwe build wooden plank spirit houses over the graves of their dead. These houses rise two feet above the ground and feature a small hole in one end, along with a small shelf.  The hole allows for the departed's spirit to escape, and the shelf holds offerings for the departed to take on his journey to the spirit world. 

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