Developing Reading Levels in Ojibwe and Dakota

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,400
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Bdote
Recipient Type
K-12 Education
Status
In Progress
Start Date
July 2018
End Date
June 2019
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Hennepin
Legal Citation / Subdivision
MN 2017 Session Law, Regular Session, Chapter 91, Article 4 Subd. 9
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,400
Direct expenses
$101,150
Administration costs
$9,250
Number of full time equivalents funded
0.5
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Develop reading metrics for Dakota and Ojibwe language

Source of Additional Funds

Minneapolis Public Charter

Recipient Board Members
Louise Matson, Joe Rice, Graham Hartley, Beth Brown, Sheila Zephier, Jenn Hall, Michele Fluhr-Fraser, Autumn Dillie, Mary Abraham
Project Overview

This project will address the critical need of Dakota and Ojibwe immersion schools to have a standardized system for determining reading levels for the Dakota and Ojibwe languages by developing an agreed upon method for assessing the readability of the languages.

Project Manager
First Name
Cindy
Last Name
Ward-Thompson
Organization Name
Bdote Learning Center
Street Address
3216 E 29th St
City
Minneapolis
State
MN
Zip Code
55406
Phone
612-729-9266
Email
cindy@bdote.org