Indigenous Studies @ Georgian
Dictionaries and Word Lists
Anishnaabemodaa: Ojibwe Language Website
Online language lessons and resources. Offers a breakdown and explanation of how the language is constructed, as well as word lists, numbers, months, word games, vowel sounds, grammar, and an alphabet.
Native Languages of the Americas
Offers Ojibwe language materials such as vocabulary lists, pronunciation guides, stories in Ojibwe, animate nouns, possession, and links to other language resources.
NativeTech Ojibwe Language Word Lists
Word lists of salutations, family, body parts, people, animals, plants, the world, weather, directions, seasons and time, feelings and emotions, colours, numbers, culture, and medicine.
Provides an introduction to the Anishnaabemowin (Ojibwe) language, with a focus on the dialect spoken in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Includes a set of lessons, with pieces of conversation and grammatical components. Also offers an online learner's grammar, and many documents containing various notes on Ojibwe.
Nish Tales: Walking and Talking with Nanabush
A language learning and story sharing site for kids. Offers animation, audio, and text in a bilingual format as well as a glossary of terms. Interactive with good use of pictorial examples. Read along with Ojibwe stories with English translations below (includes Ojibwe audio).
On the Path of the Elders
Interactive website with games, three audio collections in Anishnaabemowin with English transcripts, and teachers' guides from grades 4-10. Dedicated to documenting the knowledge of the Elders and traditional knowledge.
Online Nishnaabe-Language Immersion
Videos of Barbara Nolan speaking dramatized episodes in Ojibwe. No English subtitles or transcripts; full immersion with the aid of simple drawings.
Ojibwe Language and More
Blog aimed at keeping the Ojibwe language alive. Offers weekly lessons and quizzes, with games and accompanying word lists. Difficulty increases with each week.
The Revitalization of the Nishnaabemowin Language Project
Created and sponsored by Trent University's Native Studies department. Revises three main texts to reflect the orthographic changes within the onset of the double-vowel system. Offers examples of all verb types organized by introduction, intermediate, and advanced levels.
Noongwa e-Anishinaabemjig: People Who Speak Anishnaabemowin Today
Website to promote and revitalize Anishnaabemowin. Offers lessons, stories, songs (men's traditional, children's, and popular), prayers, and teachings, as well as student projects. MP3s with text in Anishnaabemowin.
First Language Speaking Project Inc.
Dedicated to oral fluency in seven "First Languages," from Cree to Nakota. 1000+ audio files and 500+ video phrases, plus flashcards, quizzes, and links.
Ojibwe.org: Ojibwe for Beginners
PDF of beginner Ojibwe dictionary including a sound chart, vocabulary, and simple sentence examples.
Weshki-ayaad: Language Materials and Lessons
Grammar, dictionaries, lessons, and other materials. Most materials available are of Minnesota Ojibwe dialect but there are some materials for Odawa and Northwestern (Manitoba) Ojibwe, as well as older dialects.
Anishnaabemowin: Our Language, Our Culture
Lessons suitable for first grade to first time adult beginners. Helps students develop listening and speaking skills.
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