The curriculum developed is designed to enable children to succeed WITHOUT requiring parents to have any Ojibwe language skills.
The goal of our K-5 Ojibwe Bilingual Program is to shape our students into language and knowledge keepers who ensure the stories and words of yesterday and today are shared for generations to come.
Speaking, reading and writing Anishinaabemowin helps students reclaim their roots, take pride in their identities and shed some of the shame history has placed upon their culture.
Classes are taught by Anishinaabe teachers who know and live the culture. Lessons – rooted in numerous traditional teachings – involve many hands-on experiences that help enrich students’ cultural and language growth.
Students enrolled in the Ojibwe Bilingual Program receive instruction in core subject areas in both Ojibwe and English. Lessons are taught in each language approximately half the day.
Students participate in: