Endazhi-Ojibwemonotaadiyang Immersion Curriculum Development

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,400
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians
Recipient Type
Tribal Government
Status
In Progress
Start Date
January 2016
End Date
June 2017
Activity Type
Grants/Contracts
Counties Affected
Beltrami
Legal Citation / Subdivision
MN 2015 Session Law, 1st Special, Article 4, Sect. 2, Subd. 2
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,400
Direct expenses
$62
Administration costs
$55
Proposed Measurable Outcome(s)

Engage a qualified full-time curriculum developer by January 1, 2016 to oversee the development process and ensure cultural and pedagogical soundness. Curriculum developer will engage full-time with teachers, advisory committee and project coordinator by January 15, 2016 to establish and initiate the curriculum development process. Working within the classroom, closely with the teachers and elders - first speakers, the curriculum developer and team will create context and content in curricula while adjusting, modeling and communicating in a conversational style.

Source of Additional Funds

Tribal 5% Private 36%

Recipient Board Members
Sovereign Nation; Tribal Council
Project Overview

Over the next two years, through continued implementation of the Immersion Head Start program, Master Speaker/Apprentice program, incorporation of "lessons learned,: coalescence of materials and teaching tools we will create and share a content-based culturally appropriate authentic curriculum for Ojibwe Language Immersion at the Head Start, Kindergarten and First Grade levels. The development process will be an organic, real-time "in classroom" methodology incorporating models from successful Ljibwe language immersion schools.

Project Manager
First Name
Nathaniel
Last Name
Taylor
Organization Name
Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians
Street Address
PO Box 587
City
Red Lake
State
MN
Zip Code
56671
Phone
(218)679-1453
Email
gagwe.ji.gaabo@gmail.com
Competitive Grant Making Body
Board Members and Qualifications

NA

Advisory Group Members and Qualifications

NA

Conflict of Interest Disclosed
NO
Conflict of Interest Contact

NA