This web-page is dedicated to the revitalization of the Ojibwe language. This is a very important issue in todays world. You can listen to a segment on NPR on how serious this issue is and what revitalization efforts are happening at All Things Considered - Ojibwe Speakers.
If you would like to study Ojibwe online and interact with other Ojibwe speakers you should check out The Ojibwe Language Society groupIt has a chat room is going on Sunday nights at 7pm central.
The Ojibwe on this site is of a Minnesota Dialect.
If you have any suggestions for this site, please sign the guest book below and voice them or email us.
The best way to learn the Ojibwe language is orally. Please visit a live Ojibwe Language Society meeting. The Ojibwe_Language_Society_Mpls is a good place to start looking for a live language table near you.
Word Lists: Before you start on the word lists, please check out the pronunciation guide put out by the Ojibwe Language Society.
Household_Items A good idea is to label every item in your house.
Awesiinhyag-Animals A good idea is to cut out pictures of animals and write the Ojibwe word on that picture.
If you didn't find the words you were looking for here or you want to add on to these lists you can download the free Ojibwe_dictionary or you can search other word lists.
SOME OF THE BEST SITES WE COULD FIND ON THE INTERNET
Ojibwe Language Guide from the Star Trib.
This site provides an introduction to the Anishinaabemowin (Ojibwe) language, with a focus on the dialect spoken in Wisconsin and Minnesota. The site includes a set of lessons, with bits of conversation and grammatical components.
Anishinaabe Language Audio from Canada
Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College Language Page
- this contains language class assignments
This is where you can link up to many different Ojibwe links. It began as one page of links and grew and grew. I had to categorize them. The first page of links focuses on Ojibwe language. The next links page focuses on other Ojibwe sites.
Link to tons of Ojibwe language links:
Link to tons of other Ojibwe sites:
NOTE: One sad thing that happens with the Internet is that as fast as a great new Ojibwe site comes up, we lose a really good one too. Please email us if a site no longer works or if you find a good one we don't have up yet. Also, if you run a good Ojibwe site, please keep it going. Mii gwech.