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This site is a collaborative Anishinaabe language revitalization effort.  

The collaboration was started in 2010; the result of a Minnesota Indian Affairs language revitalization grant.  Our goals are to share resources as we strive to revitalize our Anishinabe language.

The MN Anishinaabe Tribes include:
  Bois Forte Band of Chippewa
  5344 Lakeshore Drive, PO Box 16
  Nett Lake, MN 55772
  Phone: 218-757-3261 
Nett Lake:  Asabiikone-Zaaga'iganing
                                     "asabiikone" - s/he nets   and   "zaaga' igan (ing)" - lake
Vermilion Lake:  Onamani-Zaaga'iganing
                        "Onamani" - Vermilion powder   and   "zaaga'igan(ing) - lake
  Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa
  1720 Big Lake Rd
  Cloquet, MN  557201
  Phone:  218-879-4593
Fond du Lac:  Nagaajiwanaang
                    "Nagaajiwanaang" - where the water stops flowing
  Grand Portage Band of Chippewa
  P.O. Box 428
  Grand Portage, MN 55605
  Phone: 218-475-2277
Grand Portage: Gichi-Oniigaming
                       "Gichi" - great  and  "oniigaming" - portage
  Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe
  6530 US Highway 2 NW
  Cass Lake, MN 56633  
  Phone:  218-335-8200
Leech Lake:  Gaa-Zagaskwaajimekaag
                   "Gaa" - tense marker   and   "zagaskwaajime" - leech   and   "kaag" - abundance of
  Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe
  43408 Oodena Drive
  Onamia, MN 56359
  Phones: 320-532-4181
Mille Lacs Lake:  Misi-Zaaga'iganing
                        "Misi" - spread all over   and   "zaaga'igan(ing)" - lake
  Red Lake Band of Chippewa Indians  
  P.O. Box 550
  Red Lake, MN 56671
  Phone: 218-679-3341
Red Lake:  Miskwaagamiiwi-Zaaga'iganing
                "Miskwaa" - red   and   "gami" - body of water   and   "zaaga'igan (ing)" - lake
  White Earth Band of Ojibwe
  P.O. Box 418    
  White Earth, MN 56591
  Phone: 218-983-3285
White Earth:  Gaa-Waabaabiganikaag
                    "Gaa" - tense marker   and   "waabaabigani" - white clay   and   "kaag" - abundance of