Gatherings by Date / Tkweshkoodadying
Organizations / Naadamaadjig
Noongwa e-Anishinaabemjig participates in the annual Anishinaabemowin Teg conference and has created this space to share materials from presentations. Please email us if you would like to include your materials.
Niizh Dibaajimojig (PDF)
Bebkaan kidowinan da aabjikaaznaa'aan ikwe miinwaa inini nanagidoonwaad. Howard Kimewon and Jacinta Manitowabi-Brisard shared their stories of growing up with Anishinaabemowin and what that means for them now. They also took a look at Howard's new story, The Bodezid Gwiizens or The Lonely Boy.
Waabagan Jiimanke (PDF)
Building a Concrete Canoe. Margaret Noori and Alexandra Walter compared traitional Anishinaabe stories of stone canoes with stories of a real concrete canoe made by a team of Engineering students at the University of Michigan.
Mii Maanda Ezhi-nsostamokiiyaang Anishinaabemowin (PDF)
This is the Way We Understand the Anishinaabe Language. Stacie Sheldon's presentation on the history, development and future of www.ojibwe.net and how it represents the important relationship between language and culture.
E-kinomaagazojig Ezhi-Shkitoowaad (PDF)
What Students Can Do. Alphonse Pitawanakwat and University of Michigan Students, Elise McGowan and Michelle Saboo presented on how the Anishinaabe named towns, rivers and lakes and then taught everyone how to say body parts in Anishinaabemowin for a game of Zimon Kido/Simon Says!
Curriculum & Education / Ezhi-Kinomaageying
Listening (Music and Radio) / Bizinidimaan Dwechigan
Textbooks and Dictionaries
- A Concise Dictionary of Minnesota Ojibwe by Earl Nyholm and John D. Nichols, University of Minnesota Press
- Aaniin Ekiding / How Do You Say (Ojibwe dictionary from Minnesota)
- Download a scanned PDF (20MB) of the The Ojebway language: a manual for missionaries and others employed among the Ojebway Indians by the Rev. Edward F. Wilson. Published in approximately 1874.
- Read The Ojebway language: a manual for missionaries and others employed among the Ojebway Indians online by the Rev Edward F. Wilson at Early Canadiana Online.
Fiction and Poetry
- The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich, Hyperion Press
Children's Storybooks and Nonfiction
- Bial, Raymond. The Ojibwa. New York: Benchmark Books, 2000.
- Bruchac, Joseph. Circle of Thanks: Native American Poems of Songs and Thanksgiving. Bridgewater Books, 1996.
- Caduto, Michael & Joseph Bruchac. Keepers of the Animals: Native American Stories and Wildlife Activites. Fulcrum, 1997.
- Caduto, Michael & Joseph Bruchac. Keepers of the Earth: Native American Stories and Environmental Activites. Fulcrum, 1997
- Cornell, George L. and Gordon Henry Jr. North American Indians Today: Ojibwa. Philadelphia: Mason Crest Publishers, 2004.
- Deur, Lynne. Nishnawbe: A Story of Indians in Michigan. River Road Publications, Spring Lake, Michigan, 1989.
- Emory, Dean Keoke & Kay Marie Porterfield. American Indian Contributions to the World: 15,000 Years of Inventions and Innovations. Checkmark Books, 2003.
- LeBeau, Patrick. Rethinking Michigan Indian History. Michigan State University Press, East Lansing, 2005.
- O'Neill, Catherine and Margaret Bruchac. 1621 A New Look at Thanksgiving. National Geographic Society, 2004.
- Seale, Doris, Beverly Slapin, and Carolyn Silverman, eds. Thanksgiving: A Native Perspective. Oyate, 1998.
- Rossi, Ann. Cultures Collide: Native Americans and Europeans 1492 - 1700. National Geographic Society, 2004.
- Swamp, Chief Jake. Giving Thanks: A Native American Good Morning Message. Lee & Low, 1995