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Recipient
Minnesota Department of Education
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$52,334
Recipient
Bdote
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$110,400
Recipient
Independent School District #361
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$27,220

-Ojibwe curriculum k-12
-Language tables
-Public Awareness through city signage in Ojibwe
-Transfer of recordings of elder Ojibwe speakers from cassette to CD (35)

Recipient
ISD 361
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$22,092
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$65,017

Maintenance of the Ojibwe language and culture classes, along withi participatioin in Ojibwe Quiz bowls, classroom presentations, language tables and Ojibwe cultural immersion camp, are essential for continued success of American Indian students and ensures a positive reinforcement of the self-image of American Indian students. The Dakota and Ojibwe Language Revitalization Grant will be monitored by the ISD 361 Indian Education staff and parent committee. Quarterly meetins will take place to monitor the program.

Recipient
District 318-American Indian Services
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$23,841

2010 Activities

Recipient
Independent School District 361
2015 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$72,400

The ISD 361 Indian Education Project will continue to work closely with the local school district, Indian education staff, and parent committee members in the evaluation process. The goal of this project is that American Indian secondary student participation in Ojibwe language and culture classes. Data will be reported to and reviewed by ISD 361 Indian Education program committee staff and parent committee quarterly. Tests will be administered. Attendance will be captured, and all date will be kept on file.

Recipient
Anoka Hennepin ISD # 11
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$12,000

The primary goal of this grant is to establish intergenerational Ojibwe language fluency within our American Indian families and our community.

Recipient
Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$106,654

The goals of this grant include the continued recording and the professional transference of existing elder stories. The purchase of a professional dictation kit will ensure that the continued recordings are of highest quality. Four certificate-eligible interns will who can transition into language instructor position at Nay AH Shing Tribal School and Mille Lacs Early Education will continue their education of the Ojibwe language. These interns will also be developing teaching materials that can be used in the future.

2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$24,578

Grant Activities: The goal of this grant is to support students’ acquisition of the Ojibwe and Dakota language and culture which begins in early childhood immersion at Anishinabe Academy by providing a language and culture table for their families. The Mino-Bimaadiziai/Chante Luta Language and Culture Table will focus on words, place names, and serve to build a non-threatening environment where parents, community members, and schools professionals will grow and develop.

Recipient
Minneapolis Public Schools
2019 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,400
Recipient
Niigaane
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000

To immerse students in the Ojibwe Language and Culture and strengthen home/community outreach to revitalize our language and continue our traditions.

Recipient
Niigaane Ojibwe Immersion School
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000

Money was appropriated to the two Immersion Schools to develop and expand K-12 curriculum; provide fluent speakers in the classroom; develop appropriate testing and evaluation procedures; and develop community-based training and engagement.

Recipient
Niiigaane Ojibwemowin Immersion School
2014 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$250,000

To develop and expand K-12 Immersion site curriculum by hiring a culture-based education alignment specialist to work with the Niigaane curriculum development teams. These teams will work on relevant content based instruction for students in grades K-6, as the school does not serve grades 7-12. The project will also provide fluent speakers in the classroom.

Recipient
Bdote
2016 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,086
2017 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$100,085

To develop an increased number of high quality Dakota and Ojibwe immersion teachers.

Recipient
Wicoie Nandagikendan Early Childhood Urban Immersion Project
2013 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000
2012 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000
2011 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000
2010 Fiscal Year Funding Amount
$125,000

Wicoie Nandagikendan Early Childhood Urban Immersion Project provides a 3-hour-a-day preschool language immersion experience. It builds on the integral connections between culture, literacy, and educational attainment. The project partners with existing programs to provide fluent speakers and language curriculum.