Quest to save tribal languages
("Hello, boys and girls.") "It's probably my funnest class," said Amanda Merwin, whose family is Ojibwe. Her mother speaks a few words, and "my Dad is kind of learning. But I'm way better." The school would love to have an immersion program, said Kathy ...
Amazing ‘talking’ dictionary project helps preserve Ojibwe language
Yet I’ve wondered often how the Ojibwe words sprinkled through his books sound. Now, thanks to an amazing project in progress at the University of Minnesota and spearheaded by their Department of American Indian Studies, there’s a new online resource ...
Special Edition~Your Words@NN13: Street Prophets
Social harmony and balance is necessary among the people and this allows them to work and live together. Harmony begins with words: words are living things and continue to live long after they have been spoken. Most people can reach into their backpack of ...
To Our Anishinaabemowin Teachers: We are listening
Educator and spoken-word poet Taylor Mali often uses the term “Miracle ... and the complexity of the language. Our Language. Ojibwe Language. Anishinaabemowin. Our Anishinaabemowin teachers and instructors are a very ...
With hotel purchases, the Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe welcomes you to St. Paul (again)
“Hello, St. Paul,” tribal business leader Joseph Nayquonabe ... If you want to say thanks, the word In Ojibwe is miigwech.