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 ...
The Newest Indians
I was with the Chicaguan Chippewa, and they said I should get up and say hello because I spoke more Ojibwe ... She is putting together her ancestral language, brick by brick, word by word. You might mistake Stephanie Fielding for just another nice-looking ...
Word for Word / High School Speeches; Farewell, Dear Fellow Graduates. Hello, Whoever I Am.
Miss Holthusen, an Ojibwa, spoke on the importance of friendship and family ... DARYL ROYSTER ALEXANDER Now a word to my classmates, we have survived a long struggle, we have had our ups and downs, but we have prevailed. Now that we have completed high ...
'Boozhoo': Ojibwe Language Project grows among Bemidji businesses, facilities
With the intention of providing educational opportunities and easing racial tension between American Indians and the greater Bemidji community, Meuers and Houle devote many of their Tuesday afternoons spreading the word ... [Ojibwe for greetings or hello ...
"Aanii" [hello]: Kenny Pheasant's Quest, Odawa Language for the Masses
Ojibwa and Pottawattamie. But that actually these words mean ‘to trade’, ‘building things’ and ‘fire keepers’. “So we are in the history books as those names, not as the Anishinaabe people. But that is now starting to be changed.”