Minnesota's Legacy

Ojibwe Langauge Revitalization Grant

Project Details by Fiscal Year
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$64,880
Fund Source
Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund
Recipient
The White Earth Band of Chippewa
Recipient Type
Tribal Government
Status
Completed
Start Date
January 2014
End Date
June 2015
Legal Citation / Subdivision
M.L. 2014, Chp. 137, Art. 4, Sec. 2, Sub. 10
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$64,880
Measurable Outcome(s)

Dual sign language road signs! Also

Measurable Outcome(s)

we have distributed the Ojibwemowin flash cards and card games to the participating schools K-3 for their general education classrooms. We have hosted 3 Ojibwemowin Training for our Early Childhood providers

Measurable Outcome(s)

Head Start Staff

Measurable Outcome(s)

Language Teachers. We had 55 attendees on average

Measurable Outcome(s)

and there are four breakout sessions in the afternoons. Staff made materials for their classrooms/sites. They learned songs

Measurable Outcome(s)

worked on reading in Ojibwemowin and techniques to teach two books to their students.

Project Overview

Implement and train on the new scope and sequence model for preschool-early childhood (k-3) for Ojibwe Language Instruction. Grassroots Indigenous Multimedia will provide whole staff training on the new model with follow up Skype sessions. The White Earth Band will also provide opportunities for students to demonstrate language skills to the community.Develop new scope and sequence model with curriculum framework up to fifth grade by the end of the second year of the grant. Grassroots Indigenous Multimedia will provide training to the White Earth staff to become coaches to other White Earth educational sites. Provide printed materials to the K-3 general education classrooms to support language. The grantee will also spend time visiting immersion schools, develop dual language road signs, and to generate public awareness of the Ojibwe language.

Project Manager
First Name
Mary
Last Name
Otto
Organization Name
White Earth Band Of Chippewa
Street Address
PO box 418
City
White Earth
State
MN
Zip Code
56591