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Ojibwe Language Websites

The Ontario Curriculum - "The Ontario Curriculum. Grades 1 to 12. Native languages. A support document for the teaching of language patterns". Overview of Odawa, Ojibwe and Cree grammar in .pdf format.

Anishinaabemowin - Rand Valentine's site, grammar, narratives with audio, etc. Wonderful resource.

http://home.kpn.nl/cvkolmes/ojibwe/ - Kees' site. Language materials, dictionaries, several Crhristian texts, etc.

Noongo e-Anishinaabemjig: The People Who Speak Anishinaabemowin Today - Margaret Noori's website. Lessons, stories, songs, prayers and teachings. Eastern Ojibwe from Michigan.

Ojibwe language - Overview of Anishinaabemowin from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

 

Audio Samples

Oshkaabewis Native Journal - Anton Truer's "Oshkaabewis Native Journal" with audio.

Anishinaabemowin - Rand Valentine's site, grammar, narratives with audio, etc.

 

Ojibwe Language Lessons

Weekly Lessons - from Rand Valentine's Anishinaabemowin site.

Gikendandaa Ojibwemowin! - Mindjime's Ojibwe lessons.

 

On-line Dictionaries and Wordlists

Freelang Ojibwe Dictionary - free downloadable Ojibwe dictionary; 13,500 words from different regions of Anishinaabewaki (Ojibwe country).

The Ojibwe People's Dictionary - The Ojibwe People's Dictionary is a searchable, talking Ojibwe-English dictionary. It's from the University of Minnesota.

Fr. Baraga's 1853 Ojibwe Dictionary - A Dictionary of the Otchipwe Language, Explained in English: this language is spoken by the Chippewa Indians, as also by the Otawas, Potawatamis and Algonquins, with little difference; for the use of missionaries, and other persons living among the above mentioned Indians. (Wisconsin Historical Society)

http://home.hetnet.nl/~cvkolmes/ojibwe/ - Kees has Baraga's dictionary and a big wordlist from FDL (about 3,000 words).

http://mokennon2.albion.edu/ojibwe.htm - On-line translator for simple sentences.

http://www.nativetech.org/shinob/ojibwelanguage.html - Wordlists.

 

Texts and Books in Ojibwe and Odaawaa

Oshkaabewis Native Journal - Eight volumes of Oshkaabewis Native Journal with audio. From Bemiji State University website.

Ojibwa Texts, vol.2 - Ojibwe texts collected by William Jones

Ojibwa Texts, vol.7 - Ojibwe texts collected by William Jones

Anishinaabemowin - two stories with audio.

 

Books for children in Ojibwe From Nenda-gikendamang ningo-biboonagak.

Old Language Books

A theoretical and practical grammar of the Otchipwe language for the use of missionaries and other persons living among the Indians
F.Baraga's Grammar

A dictionary of the Otchipwe language, explained in English: part I, English-Otchipwe
F.Baraga's Dictionary, part I, English-Ojibwe

A dictionary of the Otchipwe language, explained in English: part II, Otchipwe-English
F.Baraga's Dictionary, part II, Ojibwe-English

The Ojebway language: a manual for missionaries and others employed among the Ojebway Indians
Wilson, Edward F. (Edward Francis). 415 pages. (1874?) - grammar and dictionary

Familar [sic] phrases to facilitate conversation in the Indian language
67 pages. (Wikwemikong Manitoulin Island, Ont., 1872.) - phrase book

Principes de la langue des sauvages appeles Sauteux
Belcourt, G.-A. (Georges-Antoine). 165 pages. (1839) - grammar in French

Lexique de la langue algonquine
Cuoq, J. A. (Jean André), 447 pages. (1886) - dictionary in French

The speller and interpreter, in Indian and English: for the use of the mission schools, and such as may desire to obtain a knowledge of the Ojibway tongue
Evans, James. 197 pages. (New York? : s.n. , 1837)

History of the Ottawa and Chippewa Indians of Michigan: a grammar on their language, and personal and family history of the author
Blackbird, Andrew J. 131 pages (pp.103-128). (1887)

Anichinabe akinoamadi-misinaigans
11 pages. (S.1. : s.n., 186-? )

 

Old Christian Books

The books of the twelve Minor prophets - O muzinaiiguniwan igiw mitaswi ashi nizh anwajigewininwug noondash opitendagozijig; translated into Otchipwe
In Ojibwe language only

Anamihe-masinahigan: Jesus ot ijittwawin gaye anamihe-nakamunan takobihikatewan : mih' ejittwawad Ketolik-anamihadjik
Belcourt, G.-A. (Georges-Antoine). 217 pages. (Kebekong Quebec Otenang, 1839.)

Anamie masinaikan Jesus ot isitwawin kaye anamii nakamonan takopiikatewan (Livre de prieres, etc., en sauteux). Miesitwawat Katolik anamiachik ketimakisiwat kikinoamowawuk
Lacombe, Albert. 391 pages. (Moniyang otenang Montreal, 1880.) - IN SYLLABICS

The first book of Moses called Genesis
Bible.; Jones, P. 183 pages. (Toronto, 1835)

The first nine chapters of the first book of Moses called Genesis
Bible. 47 pages. (York Toronto, 1833.)

St. Matthew's Gospel: translated into the language of the Ojibbeway [sic] Indians in the Diocese of Moosonee
Bible.; Horden, John. 143 pages. (London, 1880.) - IN SYLLABICS
See Kees' Ojibwe page for a 1-1 transcription of the syllabic text, a transliteration in Fiero (double vowel) spelling, and the English text.

Nuhguhmoowinun: kanuhguhmoowahjin egewh ahnishenahbag ojibwag anindjig
O'Meara, Frederick Augustus; Jacobs, Peter. 97 pages. (Toronto? : s.n. , 1861)

A Collection of gospel hymns in Ojibway and English
68 pages. (Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., 1890.)

Kaezhetabwayandungebun kuhya kaezhewaberepun owh anuhmeaud keahneshnahbabeegahdag keahnekenootahtahbeung
Bible.; O'Meara, Frederick Augustus. 38 pages. (Cobourgh Ont., 1844.)

Shingwank hymn book
Wilson, Edward F. (Edward Francis). 50 pages. (Sault Ste. Marie Ont., 1877.)

Ka Patakaikatek masinaigan ka ako nikigobanen Jesos: 1870-1871
18 pages. (Montreal? : s.n., 1871? )

Nugumouinun genumugumouat igiu anishinabeg anumiajig
Jones, Peter. 55 pages. (Boston, 1836.)

 

Other Useful Websites with Books on the Ojibwe Language

Catholic Church Catechisms in Ottawa - some 60 pages in Ottawa, 1869.
See Kees' Ojibwe page for N.L. Sifferath's Odaawaa Catechism's transcription in Fiero spelling, translation into English, (limited) morpheme break-down, vocabulary and grammatical analysis & word-by-word translation.

 

Websites and Documents in the Ojibwe Language

Weya', Aboriginal Language Workers! - this is a post on www.wawatay.on.ca by Pat Ningewance-Nadeau

Universal Declaration of the Human Rights (syllabics, North-Western dialect)

Onashowewigamigoon. The Parliament Buildings - an Ojibwe version of a document (pdf) from Parlament of Canada website

Kaanada-akiing Gichionashowewin — Onaakonigewin. The Parliament of Canada — Democracy in Action - an Ojibwe version of a document (pdf) from Parlament of Canada website

Ojibwe: Ganawenjigaadeg Ashodamaagewin…
English: - Status Report (click "Phase 2" submenu)
Form Province of Manitoba web site.

 

 

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