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Midewiwin is one of the religions practiced in After the End. The Midewiwin is a religious society made up of spiritual advisors and healers, known as the Mide. The Mide serve as spiritual leaders for the general populace. They perform religious ceremonies, study and practise sacred healing methods, and strive to maintain a respectful relationship between humanity and Mother Earth. The Midewiwin is an essential part of the worldview of the Ojibwa, and of some other Algonquian and Eastern Woodland Indigenous peoples. Midewiwin is part of the American Native religious group.

Description[]

"Midewiwan or the "Spiritual Mystery", is the traditional religion of many Native American groups in the Great Lakes area  and beyond. Followers of Midewiwin believe that the the Event, or  the"seventh fire", marked the start of a new era for Native Americans across North America, a time for reclamation of both land and spirituality. The center of Midewiwin is the medicine lodge", where specially-initiated priests conduct rites of ceremony and passage for their people." ― In-game description of Midewiwin

Gods[]

  • High God: Gitche Manitou
  • God Names: Gitche Manitou, Nanabozho, Glooscap and the Ancestors
  • Evil God Names: The Dark Spirits
  • Scripure: The Visions

Holy Sites[]

  • Chibougamau
  • Kashachewan
  • Manitoulin
  • Winnipeg
  • Opasquia

As of 2666, Chibougamau, Kashachewan and Opasquia are held by Midewiwin rulers.

In-game features[]

A temple holder is called a Shaman.

  • Rulers cannot demand conversion
  • Priests (Temple Holders) can inherit titles
  • Priests can marry
  • Fleets can navigate major water rivers
  • Rulers can raid infidel neighbors for loot
  • Non-pagans (with low tech) have a very low Supply Limit in Midewiwin counties
  • Can be Reformed
  • There is (and can exist) no religious head
  • May go on vision quest with aid of sacramental herbs.

As of 2666, Midewiwin has a 30.0 moral authority.

Midewiwin Characters in 2666[]

  • High Chief Mahvipah Amikons of Eeyou Istchee, also known as The Ruthless;
    • Chief Stanley Namacose of Chisasibi;
  • High Chief Beechil Neeposh of Mushkegowuk;
  • High Chief Nagamo Quequeish of Giiwedin, also known as The Windigo;
  • Chief Shanahwane Meness of Gouin;
  • Chieftess Wikimak Ozawanimke of Abitibi;

Trivia[]

  • Midewiwin and its sister religion Peyotist  were created in v0.5 after the Ghost Dance religion was split
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