Bois Forte Immersion Curriculum Development

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe
Recipient Type
Tribal Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
January 2016
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Koochiching
St. Louis
Legal Citation / Subdivision
MN 2015 Session Law, 1st Special, Article 4, Sect. 2, Subd. 2
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
Direct expenses
$60,487
Administration costs
$1,512
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Research best practices, work with other curriculum developers to create a Year One curriculum for preK-6th grade. Year One curriculum will consist of monthy themes, and will include vocabulary, teacher resources, staff development, games/activites to engage students and parent/community outreach. Implement Year One thoughout the 2016-2017 school year, evaluating and modifying as needed. Develop a network of regional curriculum developers, language instructors and community leaders who will meet throughout the year to share resources and develop curriculum to share region wide. Research and develop a Year Two curriculum. This will be an extension of the previous year and each year will grow in difficulty until there is a curriculum for all grade levels. Expected completion of Year Two will be June 2017.

Recipient Board Members
Tribal Government
Legal Citation / Subdivision
MN 2015 Session Law, 1st Special, Article 4, Sect. 2, Subd. 2
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$62,000
Direct expenses
$60
Administration costs
$1
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Research best practices, work with other curriculum developers to create a Year One curriculum for preK-6th grade. Year One curriculum will consist of monthy themes, and will include vocabulary, teacher resources, staff development, games/activites to engage students and parent/community outreach. Implement Year One thoughout the 2016-2017 school year, evaluating and modifying as needed. Develop a network of regional curriculum developers, language instructors and community leaders who will meet throughout the year to share resources and develop curriculum to share region wide. Research and develop a Year Two curriculum. This will be an extension of the previous year and each year will grow in difficulty until there is a curriculum for all grade levels. Expected completion of Year Two will be June 2017.

Recipient Board Members
Tribal Government
Project Overview

To increase the Ojibwe language fluency, proficiency and literacy fo the Bois Forte Indian Community through partnerships with existing language perservation programs to develop a curriculum for pre-K learners, and K-6th grade.

Project Manager
First Name
Teresa
Last Name
Knife Chief
Organization Name
Bois Forte Band of Ojibwe
Street Address
5344 Lake Shore Drive
City
Nett Lake
State
MN
Zip Code
55772
Phone
218/757-3124
Email
tknifechief@boisforte-nsn.gov
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

NA

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

NA

Conflict of Interest Contact

NA