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Seven Oaks School Division
Community Begins Here
Apr 21, 2024
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Gloria Barker & Pamela Morrison

​Boozhoo! Aaniin! Bimaashi Migiz Ikwe nindizhinikaaz.  Wanipigow nindoonjii.  Makwa nindoodem.  Riverbend nindanokii.  Hello! My name is Gloria Barker from Hollow Water First Nation proud woman of the Bear Clan.  I presently teach at Riverbend Community School in the Ojibwe Bilingual Program.   It is a pleasure and privilege to teach Anishinaabemowin to these wonderful students from K - 5.  I have been teaching and doing presentations and workshops in the education field for the last 25 years.  My work is in the promotion and revitalization of Anishinaabemowin.  I will continue to help, teach, and utilize my gifts and talents to promote our first language in years to come! Gichi Miigwech!

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Boozhoo! Aaniin! Naanigwetaamok nindizhinikaaz.  Mashkosiminiziibiing nindoonjii.  Makwa nindoodem zhigo Name nindoodem.  Riverbend nindanokii.  Hello! My name is Pamela Morrison from Big Grassy River First Nation in Ontario. I am of the Bear Clan as well as the Sturgeon Clan.  I am currently the Ojibwe Bilingual Kindergarten teacher at Riverbend Community School.  It has been an honour to pass on the language the past 3 years to the Kindergarten students. Gichi Miigwech!

Presentation Overview:

Gloria Barker and Pamela Morrison will share an overview of the Ojibwe Bilingual Program at Riverbend School. Riverbend Community School hosts the 7 Oaks Ojibwe Bilingual program and its goal is to promote language and Ojibwe culture through knowledge keepers and language speakers who will ensure Anishinaabemowin will be spoken 7 generations from now. Students enrolled in the Ojibwe Bilingual Program receive instruction in core subject areas in both Ojibwe and English.​